Law of Torts Examples and Explanations 4e

ISBN-10: 0735588740
ISBN-13: 9780735588745
Edition: 4th 2010 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)
Authors: Glannon
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List price: $49.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 2/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.926
Language: English

Both students and instructors will welcome the new edition of Joseph W. Glannon's the Law of Torts: Examples & Explanations . This popular study guide provides clear, engaging introductions To The principles of tort law, along with interesting examples that illustrate how the principles apply in typical cases. These distinctive characteristics earned the book its reputation for effectiveness: highly respected author, whose best-selling Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanations uniquely entertaining writing style that captures and holds student interest coverage of the standard topics from most Torts courses - intentional torts, negligence, causation, duty, damages, liability of multiple defendants, And The effect of the plaintiff's conduct three-chapter section on Taking a Torts Essay Exam supplies guidance, tips, and sample exam questions and answers the Third Edition introduces important new material: two new chapters on Products Liability, one on theories of recovery in strict products liability cases and one on common defenses to strict products liability claims completely updated text, with citations reflecting the most current law

Preface to Students
Acknowledgments
Special Notice
Intentional Torts
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
The Concept Of Negligence
That Odious Character: The Reasonable Person
Borrowing Standards of Care: Violation of Statute as Negligence
A Phrase in Latin: Res Ipsa Loquitur
The Causation Enigma
Reconstructing History: Determining "Cause in Fact"
Risks Reconsidered: Complex Issues in Establishing Factual Cause
Drawing a Line Somewhere Proximate Cause
The Duty Element
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
Damages For Personal Injury
Personal Injury Damages: The Elements of Compensation
Compensating Somebody: Wrongful Death and Survival Actions
Interlude: Pleading a Personal Injury Case
Some Legal Anatomy: Thinking Like a Tort Lawyer
Liability Of Multiple Defendants
Joint and Several Liability: The Classic Rules
Honor Among Thieves: Basic Principles of Contribution
Please Pass the Liability: Respondeat Superior and Nondelegable Duties
The Effect Of Plaintiff's Conduct
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
Taking a Torts Essay Exam
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
Index

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