Tort Law in Ireland

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Kluwer Law International, 2010 - Law - 258 pages
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this book provides ready access to how the legal dimension of prevention against harm and loss allocation is treated in Ireland . This traditional branch of law not only
 

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Contents

List of Abbreviations
9
Selected Bibliography
43
General Principles
45
2 Elements of the Tort of Negligence and the Duty of Care
46
3 The Irish Dimension to the Duty of Care
50
4 Elements of the Duty of Care
52
5 Restriction of the Duty of Care
53
6 Capacity Minors and Persons of Unsound Mind
57
5 Occupiers Liability
108
6 Liability of Local Authorities
115
7 Abuse of Rights Abuse of Legal Process
121
8 Injury to Reputation and Privacy
124
9 Injury to the Person
148
10 Interference with Business Relations
151
11 Road and Traffic Accidents
166
2 The Rule in RYLANDS V FLETCHER
180

Specific Cases of Liability
60
Legal Profession
69
Architects and Builders
70
Specific Areas of Negligent Conduct Negligent Defendants and Harm Suffered Arising from Negligence
73
2 Liability for Negligent Misstatements
78
3 Nervous Shock Liability for Negligently Inflicted Nervous Shock
90
4 Economic Loss
100
Liability for Acts of Others
193
Defenses
211
Causation
223
Personal Injury and Death
237
Index
251
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Paul Ward is lecturer in film and television studies at Brunel University.

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