Law of Torts

Table Of Contents

Overview of the Law of Torts;
Causation;
Remoteness;
Concurrent Wrongdoers: Joint and Several Tortfeasors;
Negligence;
The Duty of Care;
The Standard of Care;
Affirmative Duties;
Proof of Negligence;
Negligence and Economic Loss;
Manufacturers’ and Producers’ Liability for Defective Products;
Occupiers’ Liability;
Liability of Vendors, Lessors and Builders for Quality and Fitness of Premises;
Professional Negligence;
Negligence on the Roads;
Negligent Care of Children;
Negligently Inflicted Psychiatric Damage;
Employers’ Liability;
Public Authorities;
Defences;
Statutory Duties and Rights;
Trespass to the Person;
Trespass to Land;
Nuisance;
The Rule in Rylands v Fletcher;
Liability for Fire;
Liability for Injuries caused by Animals;
Trespass to Goods;
Detinue;
Conversion;
Passing Off;
Torts Affecting Business Relations;
Torts Affecting Family Relations;
Defamation;
Deceit and Injurious Falsehood;
Misuse of Process;
The Right to Privacy;
Liability of the State;
Corporations, Partnerships, Unincorporated Bodies and Trade Unions;
Minors and Mentally Ill Persons;
Survival of Actions on Death;
Fatal Injuries;
Vicarious Liability;
Damages;
Injunctions;
Limitations.