All about torts

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Business & Economics - 294 pages
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Providing a sound introduction to law and the American legal system, this well-written and easy-to-follow guide to understanding torts shows readers the critical role this branch of law plays and how it affects people from all walks of life. Begins with an introduction to laws, followed by an introduction to torts, then offer full chapter coverage on torts to the person, property, and reputation; malpractice; torts to other civil rights; defenses, remedies and damages involving the torts learned; and careers in torts for attorneys and paralegals. Discusses general—not state-specific—tort laws, and shows that the basic concepts of tort law are rooted in a particular set of ideas which do not change with each new legislative session. Integrates many examples throughout to clarify material, add perspective, and deepen understanding. For legal assistants, court reporters, personal injury lawyers, entertainment lawyers, or anyone who wants a fundamental understanding of torts.

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Contents

Civil LawContracts and Torts
10
Negligence per Se
21
Transferred Intent
34
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Constantinos E. Scaros is an Immigration Attorney as well as the Dean of Faculties, Department Chair, Instructor, and In-house Legal Counsel at the Interboro Institute in New York City, NY.

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