This fifth edition of Tort introduces the basic principles of this key topic. Steve Hedley's straightforward analysis covers a wide range of issues and provides a clear and concise exposition of tort law in an easy-to-use format. This text is the perfect introduction to this important area of study for undergraduate students, and can also be used as an on-going revision and reference source to reinforce students' understanding throughout their studies. Features such as chapter summaries, self-test questions, and further reading lists, allow students to check their fundamental understanding of each key area, while also encouraging further study and investigation. This is an ideal text for students of tort at all levels, including LLB, CPE, and professional examinations.
Table of Contents
1. What is tort?; 2. Deliberate harm to the person; 3. Negligent harm to the person: general considerations; 4. Negligent harm to the person: special duties; 5. Negligence: property and economic losses; 6. Deliberate infliction of economic loss; 7. Land use and the environment; 8. Protection of reputation; 9. Parties, and liability for others; 10. Remedies; 11. Defences and other factors limiting damages
Steve Hedley is Professor of Law at University College, Cork.