The law of torts : examples & explanations /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Glannon, Joseph W.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Wolters Kluwer, 2015
Edition:5th ed
Series:Examples & explanations series
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Table of Contents:
  • Fundamental protections : 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