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Published: 27 March 2019

348 Pages


ISBN: 9780198814245

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Contributory Negligence in the Twenty-First Century

James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan

  • The first wide-ranging empirical study of how the contributory negligence doctrine is applied by the courts both at first instance and on appeal
  • Analyses contributory negligence in different types of case: road accidents, accidents at work, and professional negligence
  • Contains the key raw data on which the analysis and conclusions are based
  • Clear cross-referencing between the cases incorporated in the analysis and the relevant data point in the appendix
  • Written by two leading academics working in the field of tort law

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