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Delictual liability

Thomson, J. M. (Joseph McGeachy), 1948-2014
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'Delictual Liability' gives an account of the principles of delict in Scots law. The book is characterized by its clear and coherent account of the principles of delict and discusses leading cases in detail, using diagrams to explain complicated situations clearly and concisely. Delictual Liability, 5th edition is a highly respected account of the principles of delict in Scots law and is the standard introductory textbook on the subject.The fifth edition of this popular text has been updated throughout and provides a clear and straightforward guide through this difficult area of Scots Law. Includes extensively updated topics such as: . Causation. Vicarious liability. Liability for wrongs of third parties. Calculation of damagesCoverage is also given to the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011. Contents:Part I - Intentional DelictsPart II - Unintentional Delict - General Principles of LiabilityPart III - Delictual Liability in Specific and Economic ContextsPart IV - DamagesPrevious print edition ISBN: 9781847663160
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Delictual liability / Joe Thomson.
Fifth edition.
London : Bloomsbury, 2014.
350 pages ; 24 cm
Previous edition: Haywards Heath: Tottel, 2009.
IntroductionPART I INTENTIONAL DELICTS1 Intentional wrongs in respect of persons and property 2 The economic wrongs and fraud PART II UNINTENTIONAL DELICT - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LIABILITY 3 The duty of care 4 Duty of care as a threshold device 5 Breach of a duty of care 6 Causation and related issues PART III DELICTUAL LIABILITY IN SPECIFIC SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXTS Introduction 7 Professional liability 8 Product liability 9 Delictual liability for animals 10 Delictual liability arising from ownership or occupation of property 11 Breach of statutory duty and public law issues 12 Employers' liability and vicarious liability 13 Delict and the family 14 Delict and road traffic 15 Defamation and verbal injury PART IV DAMAGES 16 Damages
9781780434674 (pbk)
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