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Author Hepple, B. A., author.

Title Hepple and Matthews' tort law : cases and materials / David Howarth, Martin Matthews, Jonathan Morgan, Janet O'Sullivan and Stelios Tofaris ; consultant editor: Bob Hepple.

Published Oxford, United Kingdom Hart Publishing, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Tort : cases and materials.
Edition Seventh edition.
Physical description li, 1188 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Previous edition: published as Hepple and Matthews' tort. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE PRINCIPLES AND POLICY OF NEGLIGENCE -- 1.An Action For Damages In Perspective -- 1.The Bradford football fire -- 2.Points for discussion -- 3.Civil Justice Reforms and Funding of Civil Actions -- 2.The Duty Of Care -- 1.General Principles -- 2.Pure Omissions -- 3.Proximity and Failure to Prevent Harm -- 3.Duty Of Care: Special Problems -- 1.Liability of Public Authorities -- 2.Psychiatric Harm -- 3.Wrongful Conception, Wrongful Birth, and the Unborn Child -- 4.Pure Economic Loss -- 1.The Origins of the Rule against the Recovery of Negligently Caused Economic Loss -- 2.What Is Pure Economic Loss? -- 3.The Hedley Byrne Exception -- 4.The Basis and Development of the Hedley Byrne Exception -- 5.The Measure of Damages under Hedley Byrne: The ̀Scope' of the Duty -- 5.Breach Of Duty -- 1.The Reasonable Person -- 2.Application of the Standard of Care -- 3.Aids in Discharging the Burden of Proof -- 6.Causation And Remoteness Of Damage --
Contents note continued: 1.Factual Causation -- 2.Selection among Operative Factual Causes -- 3.Foreseeability of the Kind of Damage -- 4.Development of The Wagon Mound Doctrine -- 7.Defences: Contributory Negligence, Volenti Non Fit Injuria, Exclusion Of Liability, And Illegality And Public Policy -- 1.Contributory Negligence -- 2.Volenti non fit injuria -- 3.Exclusion of Liability -- 4.Illegality and Public Policy -- 8.Assessment Of Damages -- 1.The Aims of an Award of Damages -- 2.Personal Injuries -- 3.Property Damage -- pt. TWO SPECIFIC DUTIES AND INTERESTS -- 9.Liability For Defective Premises -- 1.Occupiers' Liability -- 2.Non-occupiers' Liability for Premises -- 10.Product Liability -- 1.Negligence -- 2.Statutory Liability -- 11.Liability For Animals -- 12.Breach Of Statutory Duty -- 1.Express Creation of New Torts -- 2.Express Exclusion of Civil Remedy -- 3.Creation of New Torts by Judicial Interpretation of Statutes -- 4.The Scope of Protection -- 5.The ̀Eurotort' --
Contents note continued: 6.A Note on Health and Safety Legislation -- 13.Intentional Interference With The Person -- 1.Trespass, Intention, and Negligence -- 2.Assault and Battery -- 3.False Imprisonment -- 4.The ̀Tort in Wilkinson v Downton' and Harassment -- 5.Defences -- 14.Interference With Land -- 1.Trespass to Land -- 2.Public Nuisance -- 3.Private Nuisance -- 4.Escape of Dangerous Things from Land -- 5.Fire -- 15.Intentional Economic Torts -- 1.Conspiracy -- 2.Inducing Breach of Contract -- 3.Causing Loss by Unlawful Means---the ̀Unlawful Means Tort' -- 4.The Tort of Deceit -- 16.Interests In Reputation-Defamation -- 1.Defamation and Freedom of Expression -- 2.Who Can Sue? -- 3.Words or Matter Defamatory of the Claimant -- 4.The Distinction between Defamation and Malicious Falsehoods -- 5.Publication -- 6.Defences -- 7.Remedies -- 8.The Distinction between Libel and Slander -- 17.Invasion Of Privacy -- pt. THREE LOSS DISTRIBUTION -- 18.Vicarious Liability --
Contents note continued: 1.Justification for Vicarious Liability -- 2.Relationship of Employer and Employee -- 3.Relationships beyond Employment -- 4.Connection between the Relationship of the Tortfeasor and the Defendant and the Act of the Tortfeasor -- 5.Liability for Independent Contractors -- 6.Employer's Liability to Employees -- 19.Joint Liability -- 1.Joint Tortfeasance -- 2.Contribution between Tortfeasors -- 20.Insurance And Compensation -- 1.The Relationship between Insurance and Tort Liability -- 2.Compulsory Insurance Provisions -- 3.Motor Insurers' Bureau -- 4.The Settlement Process -- 5.Other Compensation Systems -- 6.The Future of Compensation.
Other author Howarth, David, 1958- author.
Matthews, M. H. (Martin Hubie)
O'Sullivan, Janet, 1967- author.
Morgan, Jonathan (Jonathan Edward), author.
Tofaris, Stelios, author.
Subject Torts -- England.
Torts -- Wales.
Torts -- Great Britain -- Digests.
Law reports, digests, etc. -- Great Britain.
Variant Title Tort law.
Standard Number 99965720544
ISBN 9781849465557 (paperback)
184946555X (paperback)
9781782255093 (ePub ebook)