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What links a bottle of ginger beer, A-list celebrities, the first female beefeater at the Tower of London and Mothercare?
Answer: they have all had to rely on, been affected by or have been the subject of a tort law action.
Written in a lively and accessible style, this new textbook will provide students with a strong understanding of the key legal principles and case law at play in this area. A range of innovative in-chapter features support students throughout their study and encourage them to use and develop their legal and employability skills.
Tort Lawforms part of the Living Law Series which establishes and nurtures an understanding of legal principles and how they work in the real world.
- What is tort law?
- Negligence: general principles
- Negligence: causation, defences, limitation
- Negligence: psychiatric injury
- Negligence: economic loss
- Negligence: public bodies
- Employers liability
- Vicarious liability
- Occupiers liability
- Product liability
- Breach of statutory duty
- Trespass to the person
- Trespass to land
- The rule in Rylands v Fletcher
- Defamation: general principles
- Defamation: defences, remedies and problems
- Liability for animals
- Mylawchamber supporting your students' learning through an interactive eText, multiple choice questions, practice exam questions with guidance, weblinks, glossary and key case flashcards
- Handy case summaries, extracts from key statutes and author discussions help students gain a thorough understanding of substantive tort law principles
- Interviews with legal practitioners, law in action case studies and key stats show students how the law works in the real world
Writing and drafting exercises and encouraging students to undertake legal research will strengthen your students' legal skills and consolidate their knowledge
Allows students to apply their knowledge to problem scenarios strengthening their legal reasoning and problem solving skills for exam success
Frances Quinnis an award-winning journalist who specialises in legal affairs. She is also the co-author of a number of popular student legal texts in the Elliott & Quinn Series (Pearson).
"An excellent book. It is comprehensive, very accessible and Frances Quinn brings a welcome new approach to the subject, making it ideal for any undergraduate course. This book must be considered by anyone teaching tort".
- Sean Curley, Principle Lecturer, University of Huddersfield.
"This is a comprehensive text which very much meets the employability agenda for potential lawyers. The text really lives up to the Series title, Living Law, and examines Tort Law in the real world with everyday scenarios leading to a strong understanding of its function and purpose.
I also particularly like the use of practitioner interviews within the Book; they provide valuable comments on their particular area of Expertise."
- Lesley Lomax, Sheffield Hallam University
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