Tort Law

By Chris Turner

© 2014 – Routledge

288 pages

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Paperback: 9780415833349
pub: 2013-12-12
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About the Book

Key Facts Key Cases: Tort Lawwill ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Tort Law module with ease. This book explains the facts and associated case law for:

  • The torts of negligence, occupiers’ liability and nuisance
  • Strict liability torts
  • The torts of trespass to land and trespass to the person
  • Torts involving goods
  • Torts affecting reputation
  • Employment related torts
  • Available remedies

Key Facts Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law at LLB, postgraduate and conversion courses. The series provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and retain all of the material essential for passing your exams. Each chapter includes:

  • diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise key points
  • structured headings and numbered points to allow for clear recall of the essential points
  • charts and tables to break down more complex information

Chapters are also supported by a Key Cases section which provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and memorise essential cases needed for exam success.

  • Essential and leading cases are explained
  • The style, layout and explanations are user friendly
  • Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition

Table of Contents

1. The nature of tortious liability 2. Negligence: basic elements 3. Negligence: specific duty situations 4. Occupier’s liability 5. Nuisance 6. Strict liability 7. Trepass to land 8. Torts concerning goods 9. Trespass to the person 10. Torts affecting reputation 11. Employment-related torts 12. Remedies and limitation periods

About the Author

Chris Turner LLM is a Senior Lecturer in law at Wolverhampton University.

Series editors: Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years’ experience as a practicing barrister and has taught law at all levels and Chris Turner LLM.

About the Series

Key Facts Key Cases

Key Facts Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law at LLB, postgraduate and conversion courses. The series provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and retain all of the material essential for passing your exams. Each chapter includes:

• diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise key points
• structured headings and numbered points to allow for clear recall of the essential points
• charts and tables to break down more complex information

Chapters are also supported by a Key Cases section which provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and memorise essential cases needed for exam success.

• Essential and leading cases are explained
• The style, layout and explanations are user friendly
• Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW087000
LAW / Torts