Understanding torts

Diamond, John L

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  • Creator John L. Diamond, Lawrence C. Levine, M. Stuart Madden
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Third edition. Newark, NJ : LexisNexis Matthew Bender, [2007] ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • xxvi, 394 pages, 12 pages, 8 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 1422411605, 9781422411605, 9781422428658
  • OCLC ocm87543992

Notes

  • Includes index.

Contents

  • Intentional interference with persons and property -- Defenses to intentional torts -- The negligence concept and the reasonable person standard of care -- The determination of unreasonableness: breach of duty, custom, and the role of the jury -- Proof of breach -- Statutory standards of care: negligence per se -- Professional negligence -- Duty in negligence cases -- Land occupier duty -- Duty limited by kind of harm -- Cause-in-fact -- Proximate or legal cause -- Joint & several liability -- Damages -- Defenses -- Strict liability -- Products liability -- Nuisance and trespass -- Economic torts -- Misuse of legal processes -- Defamation -- Invasion of privacy
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