The forms and functions of tort law /

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Main Author: Abraham, Kenneth S., 1946-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Foundation Press, c2007
Edition:3rd ed
Series:Concepts and insights series
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Table of Contents:
  • The nature and functions of tort law
  • Intentional physical and emotional harm
  • The negligence standard
  • Proof of negligence
  • Cause-in-fact
  • The scope of liability: proximate cause
  • Defenses based on plaintiff's conduct
  • Strict liability and nuisance
  • Products liability
  • Damages
  • Affirmative and limited duty
  • Tort reform, workers compensation and no-fault systems
  • Reputational and dignitary harms: defamation and invasion of privacy
  • Economic harms: misrepresentation and interference with actual or prospective contractual advantage