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Hornbook on torts, Dan B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden, Ellen M. Bublick

Label
Hornbook on torts
Title
Hornbook on torts
Statement of responsibility
Dan B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden, Ellen M. Bublick
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Has edition
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Dobbs, Dan B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1956-
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  • Hayden, Paul T.
  • Bublick, Ellen M.
Series statement
Hornbook series
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Torts
Label
Hornbook on torts, Dan B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden, Ellen M. Bublick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 2000 under the title: The law of torts
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Defenses to intentional torts
  • Consent
  • Part 3. Negligent physical harms to persons or property :
  • Subpart A. The prima facie case
  • The negligence action : an introduction
  • Duty and the ordinary standard of reasonable care under the circumstances
  • Importing statutory standards of care : negligence per se
  • Breach of duty
  • Proving negligence claims
  • Actual harm & factual cause
  • Part 1. Introducing tort law:
  • Scope of liability (proximate cause)
  • Subpart B: Defenses:
  • Fault of the plaintiff
  • Assumption of the risk
  • Statutes of limitation and federal preemption
  • Part 4: Expanded or limited duties of care in physical harm cases:
  • Expanded duties of care : carriers, innkeepers and fiduciaries
  • Premises liability
  • Liability of health care providers
  • Liability of government entities, officers and employees
  • Defining tort law
  • Family members and charities
  • Professional risk-takers
  • Limiting liability for non-action
  • Duty to protect from third persons and from self-harm
  • Part 5. Special types of harm:
  • Prenatal and birth-related injury
  • Wrongful death and survival actions
  • Emotional harm
  • Nuisance
  • Part 6. Vicarious liability, strict liability, and products liability:
  • Aims, policies, history and methods of tort law
  • Vicarious liability for physical harms
  • Strict liability for animals and abnormally dangerous activities
  • Products liability
  • Part 7. Damages, apportionment, and alternative systems:
  • Damages
  • Apportionment of liability among parties
  • Alternative systems for compensating injury
  • Part 8. Dignitary and economic torts.
  • Subpart A. Dignitary torts:
  • Defamation
  • Tort law in practice
  • Privacy
  • Misusing judicial process
  • Interference with family relationships
  • Subpart B. Economic torts:
  • Economic torts and economic loss rules
  • Interference with contract and economic interests
  • Misrepresentation and falsehoods
  • Economic harm to intangible interests by conversion or spoliation
  • Legal malpractice
  • Unfair competition : trademarks, trade secrets and publicity rights
  • Part 2. Intentional torts to persons or property:
  • Direct and intentional interference with the person
  • Intentional interference with real property : trespass to land
  • Intentional interference with tangible personal property : trespass to chattels and conversion
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxxi, 1,336 pages
Isbn
9781628101478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919107105
Label
Hornbook on torts, Dan B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden, Ellen M. Bublick
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 2000 under the title: The law of torts
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Defenses to intentional torts
  • Consent
  • Part 3. Negligent physical harms to persons or property :
  • Subpart A. The prima facie case
  • The negligence action : an introduction
  • Duty and the ordinary standard of reasonable care under the circumstances
  • Importing statutory standards of care : negligence per se
  • Breach of duty
  • Proving negligence claims
  • Actual harm & factual cause
  • Part 1. Introducing tort law:
  • Scope of liability (proximate cause)
  • Subpart B: Defenses:
  • Fault of the plaintiff
  • Assumption of the risk
  • Statutes of limitation and federal preemption
  • Part 4: Expanded or limited duties of care in physical harm cases:
  • Expanded duties of care : carriers, innkeepers and fiduciaries
  • Premises liability
  • Liability of health care providers
  • Liability of government entities, officers and employees
  • Defining tort law
  • Family members and charities
  • Professional risk-takers
  • Limiting liability for non-action
  • Duty to protect from third persons and from self-harm
  • Part 5. Special types of harm:
  • Prenatal and birth-related injury
  • Wrongful death and survival actions
  • Emotional harm
  • Nuisance
  • Part 6. Vicarious liability, strict liability, and products liability:
  • Aims, policies, history and methods of tort law
  • Vicarious liability for physical harms
  • Strict liability for animals and abnormally dangerous activities
  • Products liability
  • Part 7. Damages, apportionment, and alternative systems:
  • Damages
  • Apportionment of liability among parties
  • Alternative systems for compensating injury
  • Part 8. Dignitary and economic torts.
  • Subpart A. Dignitary torts:
  • Defamation
  • Tort law in practice
  • Privacy
  • Misusing judicial process
  • Interference with family relationships
  • Subpart B. Economic torts:
  • Economic torts and economic loss rules
  • Interference with contract and economic interests
  • Misrepresentation and falsehoods
  • Economic harm to intangible interests by conversion or spoliation
  • Legal malpractice
  • Unfair competition : trademarks, trade secrets and publicity rights
  • Part 2. Intentional torts to persons or property:
  • Direct and intentional interference with the person
  • Intentional interference with real property : trespass to land
  • Intentional interference with tangible personal property : trespass to chattels and conversion
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxxi, 1,336 pages
Isbn
9781628101478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919107105

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