LAW OF TORTS

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Contents

INTRODUCTION See Page 1 Function of the Law of Torts
1
Tort and Crime
7
Socal Engineering
14
Factors Affecting Tort Liability
16
Motive
23
General Plan
26
Trespass and Case
28
Meaning of Intent
31
Comparative Negligence
433
Assumption of Risk
439
IMPUTED NEGLIGENCE 69 Vicarious Liability
458
Servants
460
Independent Contractors
468
Joint Enterprise
475
Other Applications
481
Imputed Contributory Negligence
488

Battery
34
Assault
37
False Imprisonment
42
Infliction of Mental Distress
49
INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCE WITH PROPERTY 13 Trespass to Land
63
Trespass to Chattels
76
Conversion
79
DEFENSES TO INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCE WITH PERSON OR PROPERTY 16 Privilege
98
Mistake _
99
Consant
101
SelfDefense
108
Defense of Others
112
Defense of Property
113
Recapture of Chattels
117
Fore ble Entry on Land I
123
Necessity
124
Legal Process
127
Arrest Without a Warrant
131
Discipline
136
STANDARD OF CONDUCT Sec Page 28 History
139
Unavoidable Accident
140
Elements of Cause of Action
143
Unreasonable Risk
145
The Reasonable Man
149
Application of the Standard
166
Degrees of NegligenceAggravated Negligence
180
Rules of Law
188
Violation of Statute
190
PROOF 37 Functions of Court and Jury
205
Burden of Proof and Presumptions
208
Circumstantial EvidenceRes Ipsa Loquitur
211
Res Ipsa LoquiturProcedural Effect
228
PROXIMATE CAUSE 41 Causation in Fact
236
Scope of the Problem
244
Unforeseeable Consequences
250
Intervening Causes
270
Functions of Court and Jury
289
JOINT TORTFEASORS 46 Concerted Action
291
Joinder of Defendants
293
Judgment and Satisfaction
299
Release
301
Contribution
305
Indemnity
310
Apportionment of Damages
313
LIMITED DUTY 53 Duty
324
Mental Disturbance
327
Prenatal Injuries
335
Acts and Omissions
338
OWNERS AND OCCUPIERS OF LAND Sec Pag 57 Outside of the Premises
351
Trespassing Adults
357
Trespassing Children
364
Licensees
376
Invitees
385
Abolition of Categories _
398
Lessor and Lessee
399
Vendor and Vendee
412
DEFENSES 65 Contributory Negligence
416
66 Last Clear Chance
427
STRICT LIABILITY 75 Basis of Liability
492
Animals
496
Fire __
503
Abnormally Dangerous Things and Activities
505
Extent of Liability
517
Employers Liability
525
Other Applications
537
LIABILITY INSURANCE 82 Wha Liability Insurance Is
541
Impact Upon the Law of Torts
547
Present Deficiencies
556
Remedies
559
NUISANCE Sec Page 86 Meaning of Nuisance
571
Basis of Liability
573
Public Nuisance
583
Private Nuisance
591
Remedies
602
Defenses
606
TORT AND CONTRACT 92 Relation Between the Actions
613
Liability to Third Parties
622
Election to Sue for Restitution
627
Direct Suppliers of Chattels
631
PRODUCTS LIABILITY
641
Warranty
650
Strict Liability in Tort
656
Unsafe Products
658
Parties
662
Interests Protected
665
Abnormal Use and Contributory Negligence
667
Proof
671
Other Suppliers
676
MISREPRESENTATION 105 Remedies for Misrepresentation
683
Representation and Nondisclosure
694
Basis of Responsibility
699
Reliance
714
Opinion and Intention
720
Damages
731
DEFAMATION 111 Defamation
737
Libel and Slander
751
Basis of Liability
766
Absolute Privilege
776
Qualified Privilege
785
Other Defenses
796
Sec Pag
802
CONSTITUTIONAL PRIVILEGE
819
MISUSE OF LEGAL PROCEDURE
834
Wrongful Civil Proceedings
850
Abuse of Process
856
Vicarious Liability for Torts of Family
869
Injuries to Members of the Family
888
SURVIVAL AND WRONGFUL DEATH
898
ECONOMIC RELATIONS
915
Interference with Contractual Relations
927
Interference with Prospective Advantage
949
IMMUNITIES
970
Public Officers
987
Infants
996
Table of Cases
1003
Index 1187
1187

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