LAW OF TORTS

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
Sec Page 1 Function of the Law of Torts 1
5
Tort and Crime
7
Social Engineering
14
Factors Affecting Tort Liability
16
Motive
23
General Plan
26
Trespass and Case
28
Assumption of Risk
441
IMPUTED NEGLIGENCE
458
Vicarious Liability
459
Servants
465
Independent Contractors
469
Joint Enterprise
477
Other Applications
483
Imputed Contributory Negligence
488

Meaning of Intent
31
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
Consent
101
SelfDefense
108
Defense of Others
112
Defense of Property
113
Recapture of Chattels
117
Forcble Entry on Land
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
Prosser Torts 4th Ed He XV
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
231
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
351
Trespassing Adults
359
Trespassing Children
369
Licensees
377
Invitees
389
Abolition of Categories
398
Lessor and Lessee
403
Vendor and Vendee
413
DEFENSES
416
Contributory Negligence
417
Last Clear Chance
427
Comparative Negligence
437
STRICT LIABILITY
492
Basis of Liability
493
Animals
497
Fire 78 Abnormally Dangerous Things and Activities
511
Extent of Liability
519
Employers Liability
527
Other Applications
539
LIABILITY INSURANCE
541
Wha? Liability Insurance Is
543
Impact Upon the Law of Torts
549
Present Deficiencies
557
Remedies
563
Basis of Liability
575
Public Nuisance
585
Private Nuisance
593
Remedies
605
Defenses
607
TORT AND CONTRACT
613
Relation Between the Actions
615
Liability to Third Parties
623
Election to Sue for Restitution
629
Direct Suppliers of Chattels
633
PRODUCTS LIABILITY A6 Negligence
641
Warranty
653
Strict Liability in Tort
657
Unsafe Products
659
Parties
663
Interests Protected
665
Abnormal Use and Contributory Negligence 103 Proof
673
104
676
MISREPRESENTATION
683
Remedies for Misrepresentation
685
Representation and Nondisclosure
695
Basis of Responsibility
701
Reliance
715
Opinion and Intention
723
Damages
735
DEFAMATION
737
Defamation
745
Libel and Slander
753
Basis of Liability
771
Absolute Privilege
777
Qualified Privilege
787
Other Defenses
797
SÚc Page
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

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