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Law of Torts Study Notes

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The main topics covered by these study notes include: Laws, Values and Personal Responsibility; Actions Involving People; Actions Involving Land; Actions Involving Goods; Negligence (e.g. duty of care, pure mental harm, economic loss, standard of care and scope of liability, statutory authorities, defences and intoxication).

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Tort law Law Common law Tort Intentional tort Contributory negligence Trespass Personal injury Damages Negligence Strict liability Liability insurance Ian Malkin
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Tort law Law Common law Tort Intentional tort Contributory negligence Trespass Personal injury Damages Negligence Strict liability Liability insurance Ian Malkin
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o Thus ‘the first statement of a common law rule or principle is not its final statement’ Burnie Port Authority v General Jones (1994). • ‘...the law of torts is a catch-all category that deals with any interpersonal wrongs that do not seem to fit better elsewhere in the civil justice system [e.g. law of contact, trusts or restitution].’ Julia Davis, Connecting with Tort Law (Oxford University Press, 2012) 10 • Tort prescribes our rights and obligations to each other – ‘each tort describes, forbids and provides a legal remedy for a particular kind of interpersonal wrongdoing.’ Julia Davis, Connecting with Tort Law (Oxford University Press, 2012) 10 The four dimensions of a tort (French word for ‘twisted’) • It must be serious and wrongful o It has to be s...
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