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Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals

ISBN-10: 0735569576
ISBN-13: 9780735569577
Edition: 2009
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Description: Personal Injury And The Law of Torts for Paralegals is a highly teachable new textbook that balances substantive and practical coverage to prepare students to work as personal injury paralegals. Emphasizing medical information specifically related  More...

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List price: $95.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 10/13/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 381
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Personal Injury And The Law of Torts for Paralegals is a highly teachable new textbook that balances substantive and practical coverage to prepare students to work as personal injury paralegals. Emphasizing medical information specifically related to personal injury law, Emily Lynch Morissette provides consistently clear writing, examples drawn from experience, and myriad teaching devices to convey a working understanding of the role of the paralegal in personal injury cases. Providing both foundational information on torts And The skill development needed to work as a personal injury paralegal, this text features : complete coverage of the AAfPE's Model Tort Law syllabus logically organized substantive topics that begin with an introduction To The concept of torts and move through each element of negligence, followed by medical malpractice as a type of negligence, intentional torts, and Worker's Compensation. practice-based topics that examine how to discover medical records, tort discovery, and litigation an Introduction to Medicine in the Appendix an emphasis on medical information specifically related to personal injury such as how to obtain and understand medical records a wealth of clear and accessible examples fact-based exercises using real-life scenarios consistent and hard-working pedagogy, including: Chapter Objectives marginal definitions tables and figures case summaries ethics topics Chapter Summaries review questions Web links detailed Instructor's Manual that includes sample syllabi, answers to all review questions and exercises, and a Test Bank Take a look at the new Torts book for paralegals that offers complete coverage of substantive torts topics while underscoring the specific skills critical to the work of a personal injury paralegal: Personal Injury And The Law of Torts for Paralegals by Emily Lynch Morissette.

Introduction to Torts and Negligence
First Element of Negligence: Duty
Second Element of Negligence: Breach of Duty
The Third Element of Negligence: Causation of Injury
The Fourth Element of Negligence: Damages
Special Issues Related to Negligence
The Defenses to Negligence
Medical Malpractice
Intentional Torts to Persons
Intentional Torts to Property
The Defenses to Intentional Torts and Immunities
Strict Liability and Products Liability
Nuisance
Workers' Compensation
Discovery and Review of Medical Records
Tort Discovery
Tort Litigation
An Introduction to Medicine
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