Australian principles of tort law / Pam Stewart, Anita Stuhmcke,
By: Stewart, Pamela.
Contributor(s): Stuhmcke, Anita.Material type: TextPublisher: Annandale, NSW : The Federation Press 2012Edition: Third edition.Description: l, 667 pages.ISBN: 9781862878549 .Subject(s): Torts -- AustraliaDDC classification: 346.9403
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Symbiosis Law School, Noida
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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.