Understanding torts /

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Author / Creator:Diamond, John L., author.
Edition:Sixth edition.
Imprint:Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, LLC, [2018]
Description:xxiii, 381 pages 26 cm.
Series:The understanding series
The understanding series.
Subject:Torts -- United States.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11563170
Related Items:Revision of: Understanding torts.
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Other authors / contributors:Levine, Lawrence C., author.
Bernstein, Anita, author.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of 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 cause or scope of liability
  • Joint and several liability
  • Damages
  • Defenses
  • Strict liability
  • Products liability
  • Nuisance and trespass
  • Economic torts
  • Misuse of legal processes
  • Defamation
  • Invasion of privacy.