6th Edition

Commonwealth Caribbean Tort Law

By Gilbert Kodilinye, Natalie Corthesy Copyright 2022
    604 Pages
    by Routledge

    604 Pages
    by Routledge

    Commonwealth Caribbean Tort Law is well established as the leading text on tort law in the Caribbean jurisdictions, now updated in its sixth edition.

    This new edition sees the addition of co-author Dr Natalie Corthésy. It introduces a brand-new chapter on the nature of personality rights, with a strong focus on passing off and suggested solutions to redress the issues. All chapters have been updated to reflect ever-changing developments in jurisprudence, legislation and legal thinking, including revisions of the special contribution on the misuse of private information by Dr Vanessa Kodilinye.

    Commonwealth Caribbean Tort Law is ideally suited for LLB courses in Caribbean universities and law students studying modules on Caribbean Law, as well as students undertaking the CAPE Law examinations. Legal practitioners, business executives and industrialists working on the legal aspects of these areas will also find this book useful.

    1.Introduction, 2.Trespass to the Person, 3.Malicious Prosecution, 4.Negligence, 5.Occupiers’ Liability, 6. Employers’ Liability, 7. Nuisance, 8. The Rule In Rylands V Fletcher, 9. Liability For Animals, 10. Defamation, 11.Passing Off, 12.Personality Rights, 13.Vicarious Liability, 14.General Defences, 15.Damages for Personal Injuries and Death, 16.Medical Negligence in the Commonwealth Caribbean (Roy Anderson), 17.The Developing Tort of Misuse of Private Information (Vanessa Kodilinye)


    Gilbert Kodilinye is Professor of Property Law at the University of the West Indies. He is a barrister (England and Wales) and an attorney-at-law (St Lucia).

    Natalie Corthésy holds a PhD from CCLS, Queen Mary University of London; an LLM from UCL, University of London; an LEC from Norman Manley Law School Jamaica; and an LLB from UWI, Cave Hill, Barbados. She is an attorney-at-law (Jamaica) (non-practising) and Associate Dean of Outreach and Continuing Legal Education in the Faculty of Law at UWI, Mona, Jamaica.