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Published: 04 August 2021

752 Pages


ISBN: 9780198867760

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Tort Law

Seventh Edition

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

  • Problem questions at the beginning of each chapter set the scene, immediately putting the law in context. Outline answers and an annotated version with issues and cases to consider gives students further insights into the subject
  • 'Counterpoint' and 'pause for reflection' boxes aid understanding and encourage students to think critically and engage with areas of controversy or reform
  • Annotated statutes and judgments explain the more difficult points of law and help students develop the invaluable skills of reading, interpreting and analysing - essential for study
  • Suitable for use as a stand-alone textbook, or in conjunction with Casebook on Tort Law, making it an essential resource for students
  • Learning is supported online by outline answers to questions in the book, annotated web links and video clips, guidance on answering problem and essay questions, downloadable annotated case judgments and statutes, and additional content on negligence and product liability
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Stoffel & Co (Appellant) v Grondona [2020] (illegality defence)
  • Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust [2020] (illegality defence)
  • Serafin v Malkiewicz & Ors [2020] (defamation)
  • WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] (vicarious liability)
  • Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants [2020] (vicarious liability)
  • Whittington Hospital NHS Trust v XX [2020] (negligence; loss; damages)
  • Jalloh v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] (false imprisonment)
  • ZXC v Bloomberg LP [2020] (privacy)
  • Fearn & Ors v The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery [2020] (nuisance; privacy)

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