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Published: 11 July 2018

752 Pages


ISBN: 9780198811169

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Street on Torts

Fifteenth Edition

Christian Witting

  • Perceptive treatment of the law, combined with insightful analysis, helps students to engage thoroughly with the law of torts
  • Focus is on key concepts and clear explanations
  • Content is logically structured and maps closely to undergraduate courses
  • Key Issues at the beginning of chapters help to guide students in their learning, whilst conclusions at the end offer the opportunity for further consolidation

New to this Edition:

  • Problem questions have been added to the end of each chapter to allow students the opportunity to apply their learning, think critically and analytically about the topic, all whilst practising valuable examination and essay writing skills. Answer guidance is provided in the accompanying online resources for the book
  • Introduction of new duty of care chapters centred on bodily injury/psychiatric illness and property damages/purely financial loss.
  • Extensive restructuring and re-writing of chapters on causation, breach of statutory duty, privacy, and remedies
  • New conclusions section added to each chapter to help student consolidate their learning
  • Coverage of the Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Coverage of key cases including: Hughes-Holland v BPE Solicitors (on scope of duty of care); Dunnage v Randall (on responsibility/standard of care while under a mental impairment); OPO v Rhodes (on intentional infliction of harm); Patel v Mirza (on the illegality defence); Campbell v Peter Gordon Joiners Ltd (on breach of statutory duty); Willers v Joyce (on malicious commencement of civil proceedings); Armes v Nottinghamshire CC, Cox v Ministry of Justice, and Mohamud v Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc (on vicarious liability); Fish & Fish Ltd v Sea Shepherd UK (on accessory liability); and Knauer v Ministry of Justice (on fatal accidents damages)
  • New, 2-colour text design

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