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Understanding torts

Diamond, John L

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Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and 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 and 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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