Stewart, Pamela.

Australian principles of tort law / Pam Stewart, Anita Stuhmcke, - Third edition. - Annandale, NSW : The Federation Press 2012. - l, 667 pages ;

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to the law of torts -- The nature of intentional torts -- Intentional torts to the person -- Actions on the case for physical injuries or nervous shock -- Trespass to land -- Intentional torts relating to goods -- Defences to intentional torts -- Introduction to negligence and duty of care -- Breach of duty -- Scope of liability : causation -- Scope of liability : remoteness of damage -- Proof -- Defences to negligence : contributory negligence, voluntary assumption of risk and statutory defences -- The framework of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) -- Personal liability of criminals, volunteers, good samaritans and the apologetic -- Atypical plaintiffs and specific duty issues -- Negligently caused pure economic loss -- Liability of statutory authorities in negligence -- The tort of breach of statutory duty -- Vicarious liability and non-delegable duties -- Nuisance -- Remedies -- Death -- Contribution among tortfeasors.

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Torts--Australia.

346.9403 / STE.A