The law of torts : examples and explanations/

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Main Author: Glannon, Joseph W. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Wolters Kluwer, 2020
Edition:Sixth edition
Series:Examples & explanations series
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245 1 4 |a The law of torts :  |b examples and explanations/  |c Joseph W. Glannon, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School 
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250 |a Sixth edition 
260 |a New York :  |b Wolters Kluwer,  |c 2020 
300 |a xvii, 685 pages :  |b illustrations ;  |c 26 cm 
490 1 |a Examples & explanations 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 0 |a Intentional torts -- The concept of negligence -- The causation enigma -- The duty element -- Damages for personal injury -- Interlude: pleading a personal injury case -- Liability of multiple defendants -- The effects of plaintiff's conduct -- Taking a torts essay exam 
505 0 |a Fundamental protection : the tort of battery -- The action for assault : a tort ahead of its time -- Protecting the right of possession : trespass to land -- Dueling remedies : trespass to chattels and conversion -- False imprisonment : protecting freedom of movement -- The far side of the coin : classic defenses to intentional torts -- That odious character : the reasonable person -- Borrowing standards of care : violation of statute as negligence -- A phrase in Latin : Res Ipsa Loquitur -- Reconstructing history : determining "cause in fact" -- Risks reconsidered : complex issues in establishing factual cause -- Drawing a line somewhere : proximate cause -- The elusive element of duty : two principles in search of an exception -- Vicarious displeasure : claims for indirect infliction of emotional distress and loss of consortium -- Caveat actor : strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities -- Strict products liability : basic theories of recovery -- More products liability : common "defenses" to strict products liability claims -- Personal injury damages : the elements of compensation -- Compensating somebody : wrongful death and survival actions -- Some legal anatomy : thinking like a tort lawyer -- Joint and several liability : the classic rules -- Honor among thieves : basic principles of contribution -- Please pass the liability : respondeat superior and nondelegable duties -- The once and future defense : assumption of the risk -- Casting the second stone : comparative negligence -- The fracturing of the common law : loss allocation in the comparative negligence era -- The pot at the end of the rainbow : analyzing torts issues on an essay exam -- Dandelions in the bluebook garden : six classic exam writing mistakes -- Practice makes perfect : examples and explanations 
650 0 |a Torts  |z United States 
650 0 |a Torts  |z United States  |v Problems, exercises, etc 
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