Torts and Compensation: Personal Accountability and Social Responsibility for Injury

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Thomson/West, Jan 1, 2005 - Law - 1097 pages
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Updated to incorporate many recently decided cases and current issues, this easy-to-use doctrinal favorite emphasizes both personal injury torts, including civil rights torts, and non-tort systems of compensation, including social security and workers' compensation. The casebook contains chapters on products liability, current medical malpractice (including a section on nursing home liability), and economic and dignitary torts, such as defamation, privacy, and fraud. Using cases and notes that ask for thoughtful analysis and synthesis, the book presents basic concepts such as duty, negligence, cause, scope of risk, and comparative responsibility; it also investigates current issues, including tort reform and apportionment of responsibility.

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I learned that Torts are not just tasty treats. This casebook was the easiest to read of this 1L year. Large printing and short cases. Torts was fun. Except for the prof who screwed everyone who followed the word limit on the exam. Lesson learned law professors are bastards. Read full review

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Contents

Table of Cases
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Aims Approaches and Processes
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