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
Soc al Engineering
14
Factors Affecting Tort Liability
17
Motive
23
General Plan
26
Trespass and Case
28
Joint Enterprise
475
Other Applications
481
Impcted Contributory Negligence
488
STRICT LIABILITY 75 Basis of Liability
492
Animals
496
Fire
503
Abnormally Dangerous Things and Activities
505
Extent of Liability
517

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
ble 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
Unreasonable Risk
145
The Reasonable Man
149
Application of the Standard
177
Degrees of NegligenceAggravated Negligence
181
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
213
Res Ipsa LoquiturProcedural Effect
229
PROXIMATE CAUSE 41 Causation in Fact
236
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 Page 57 Outside of the Premises
351
Trespassing Adults
357
Trespassing Children
364
Licensees
376
Invitees
385
Abolition of Categories
398
Lessor and Lessee
399
Vencor and Vendee 412 1
412
DEFENSES 65 Contributory Negligence
416
Last Clear Chance
427
Comparative Negligence
433
Assumption of Risk
439
IMPUTED NEGLIGENCE 69 Vicarious Liability
458
Servants
460
Independent Contractors
468
Empoyers Liability
525
Other Applications
537
Liability Insurance Is
541
Impact Upon the Law of Torts
547
Present Deficiencies
556
Remedies
559
Basis of Liability
575
Public Nuisance
585
Private Nuisance
593
Remedies
605
Defenses
607
573 583 591
608
Relation Between the Actions
615
Liability to Third Parties
623
Election to Sue for Restitution
627
Direct Suppliers of Chattels
633
613
635
PRODUCTS LIABILITY
641
Negligence
643
Warranty
653
Strict Liability in Tort
657
Unsafe Products
659
Parties
663
Interests Protected
665
Abnormal Use and Contributory Negligence 103 Proof
673
Other Suppliers 641 650 656 658 662 665 667 671
679
MISREPRESENTATION
683
Remedies for Misrepresentation
685
Representation and Nondisclosure
695
Basis of Responsibility
701
Reliance
715
Opinion and Intention
725
Damages 683 694 699
733
DEFAMATION
737
Defamation
739
Libel and Slander
753
Basis of Liability
771
Absolute Privilege
777
Qualified Privilege
787
Other Defenses
797
737
800
Soc Page
802
751
807
CONSTITUTIONAL PRIVILEGE
819
MISUSE OF LEGAL PROCEDURE
834
Wrongful Civil Proceedings
850
Abuse of Process
856
766
861
Vicarious Liability for Torts of Family
869
Injuries to Members of the Family
889
SURVIVAL AND WRONGFUL DEATH
898
ECONOMIC RELATIONS
915
Interference with Contractual Relations
927
776
936
IMMUNITIES
970
785
981
Public Officers
987
Infants
996
Table of Cases
1003
796
1016
Index 1187
1187
Prosser Torts 4th Ed HS XV

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