Basic Principles of Tort Law

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West Group, 1999 - Torts - 417 pages
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Contents

SECTION ONE TORT LAW AND ITS PURPOSES
2
05 Relation to Other Systems
8
Chapters 25 are reserved for supplementary material
10
02 Policy Considerations
15
Chapter Seven Battery
16
Chapter Eight Intrusion
25
02 Lack of Consent and Privilege
31
Chapter Eleven False Arrest
34
PART THREE PROBLEMS IN CAUSATION AND LIMITA
193
SECTION EIGHT PROOF AND CAUSATION
194
Chapter FortyFour Circumstantial Evidence Generally
200
05 Res Ipsa the Substantive Standard of Care and
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Chapters 4647 are reserved for supplementary material
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Chapter FortyEight Expert Evidence and Professional
214
06 The Problem of Future Harm
225
SECTION NINE MULTIPLE TORTFEASORS
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Chapter Fourteen Frontier Theories
46
02 Reasonableness Test
52
Chapter Seventeen Consent
56
Section Three The Standard of Care in Negligence
60
Chapter Nineteen Doctrine and Terminology of Negligence
64
Classifications
72
03 Competing Considerations of Justice
76
Chapter TwentyOne Liability of Possessors of Land for Third
78
Chapter TwentyTwo Statutory Violations
84
Chapter TwentyThree Medical Standard of Care
91
Chapters 2425 are reserved for supplementary material
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SECTION FOUR DEFENSES TO NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS
98
Chapter TwentySeven Informed Consent
103
Chapters 2829 are reserved for supplementary material
108
Generally
109
The Workplace
116
Chapter ThirtyOne Contributory Negligence
127
Chapter ThirtyThree COMPARATIVE FAULT
136
02 Policy ConsiderationsContinued
137
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142
Section Five Strict Liability and Analogues for Environ
143
Chapter ThirtySix Private Nuisance
149
Chapter ThirtySeven Public Nuisance
160
Section Six Products Liability
165
Chapter ThirtyNine Defect in Products Liability
175
05 Relation of Defect to Defenses and Warnings
183
Chapters 4041 are reserved for supplementary material
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Vincent v Lake Erie Transportation Com
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Chapter FiftyOne Apportionment Among Multiple Defendants
233
Chapters 5253 are reserved for supplementary material
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SECTION TEN DUTY AND PROXIMATE CAUSE
249
Chapter FiftySix Statutory Violations and Cause
256
Chapter FiftySeven Intervening Criminal Acts
262
03 Caretakers of Potentially Violent Persons
264
Chapter FiftyNine Negligently Inflicted Emotional Distress
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Chapter SixtyOne Bystanders
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Chapter SixtyThree Rescuers
282
Chapter SixtyFour Economic Loss
287
Chapter SixtyFive Duty to Act
296
PART FOUR THE TORT LIABILITY OF PUBLISHERS
303
07 Privilege
311
Chapter SixtySeven Constitutional Defamation Law
313
Chapter SixtyEight Fact and Opinion
322
Chapter SixtyNine Media and Privacy
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03 Rationales for Compensatory Damages
342
Chapter SeventyTwo Assessing Intangibles
349
01 Categories of Noneconomic DamagesContinued
351
Chapter SeventyThree Punitive Damages
358
Chapters 7475 are reserved for supplementary material
366
02 Interference With Contractual Relations
372
Appendix
377
Table of cases
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Index
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