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11. The Tort of Negligence

11. The Tort of Negligence  

Lucy Jones

in Introduction to Business Law (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191820878
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198766261.003.0011
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198766261
This chapter discusses the difference between the Law of Torts and Contract and Criminal Law. It explores the tort of negligence, considering the necessary elements for a claim of ... More
11. Conversion

11. Conversion  

Tony Weir

in An Introduction to Tort Law (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2006
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811425
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199290376.003.0011
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199290376
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter deals with the tort of ... More
3. Establishing Liability in Principle: Duty of Care

3. Establishing Liability in Principle: Duty of Care  

Simon Deakin, Angus Johnston, and Basil Markesinis

in Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law (7th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
Published Online: 
Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191763823
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199591985.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199591985
This chapter discusses the following: the duty concept and the elements of the tort of negligence; formulating the duty of care; kinds of damage; the manner of infliction; and the way in ... More
3. Establishing Liability in Principle: Duty of Care

3. Establishing Liability in Principle: Duty of Care  

Simon Deakin and Zoe Adams

in Markesinis & Deakin's Tort Law (8th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191810916
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747963.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198747963
This chapter discusses the following: the duty concept and the elements of the tort of negligence; formulating the duty of care; kinds of damage; the manner of infliction; and the way in ... More
3. Duty of care: basic principles

3. Duty of care: basic principles  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Tort Law (5th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827273
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785286.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785286
This chapter traces the development of the duty of care. It considers the various general tests developed and used by the courts in order to establish when a duty of care is owed. In novel ... More
Markesinis & Deakin's Tort Law

Markesinis & Deakin's Tort Law (8th edn)  

Simon Deakin and Zoe Adams

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191810916
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747963.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198747963
Markesinis and Deakin’s Tort Law, now in its 8th edition, provides a general overview of the law and discussion of the academic debates on all major topics, highlighting the ... More
Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law

Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law (7th edn)  

Simon Deakin, FBA, Angus Johnston, and Sir Basil Markesinis QC, FBA

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
Published Online: 
Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191763823
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199591985.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199591985
Markesinis and Deakin’s Tort Law, now in its 7th edition, provides a general overview of the law and discussion of the academic debates on all major topics, highlighting the ... More
2. Introduction to the tort of negligence

2. Introduction to the tort of negligence  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Tort Law (6th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868054
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198829270.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198829270
The chapter begins by mapping and explaining the historical development of the tort of negligence, and some of the key themes underpinning the tort, before placing the discussion in the ... More
8. Breach of duty: the standard of care

8. Breach of duty: the standard of care  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Tort Law (6th edn)

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Jul 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868054
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198829270.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198829270
This chapter focuses on the second of the requirements necessary to establish a claim in the tort of negligence—breach of duty. Breach occurs where a defendant has fallen below the ... More
8. Breach of duty: the standard of care

8. Breach of duty: the standard of care  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Tort Law (5th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827273
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785286.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785286
This chapter focuses on the second of the requirements necessary to establish a claim in the tort of negligence—breach of duty. Breach occurs where a defendant has fallen below the ... More
3. Breach of Duty

3. Breach of Duty  

Tony Weir

in An Introduction to Tort Law (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2006
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811425
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199290376.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199290376
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter discusses breach of ... More
2. Introduction to the tort of negligence

2. Introduction to the tort of negligence  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Tort Law (5th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827273
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785286.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785286
This chapter traces the historical development of the tort of negligence. It outlines the essential ingredients of a claim in negligence—a duty of care, a breach of that duty and the damage ... More
Tort LawText, Cases, and Materials

Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (4th edn)  

Jenny Steele

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191822278
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198768807.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198768807
All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. Tort ... More
Card & James' Business Law

Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)  

Lee Roach

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748380.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198748380
Card & James’ Business Law provides analysis of the English legal system, contract law, the law of torts, company law, and employment law, with online chapters providing ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Kidner's Casebook on Torts (15th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868955
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198830887.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198830887
This introductory chapter begins by providing examples of torts. It then discusses the aims of the law of torts, the most significant being compensation and deterrence. Part of the ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Kidner's Casebook on Torts (14th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827259
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785279.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785279
This introductory chapter begins by providing examples of torts. It then discusses the aims of the law of torts, the most significant being compensation and deterrence. Part of the ... More
10. Nuisance

10. Nuisance  

Tony Weir

in An Introduction to Tort Law (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2006
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811425
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199290376.003.0010
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199290376
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter deals with the tort of ... More
9. Trespass

9. Trespass  

Tony Weir

in An Introduction to Tort Law (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2006
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811425
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199290376.003.0009
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199290376
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter discusses the tort of ... More
11. The Tort of Negligence

11. The Tort of Negligence  

Lucy Jones

in Introduction to Business Law (5th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191863561
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198824886.003.0011
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198824886
This chapter discusses the difference between the law of torts and contract and criminal law. It explores the tort of negligence, considering the necessary elements for a claim of ... More
10. Malicious Prosecution

10. Malicious Prosecution  

Simon Deakin and Zoe Adams

in Markesinis & Deakin's Tort Law (8th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191810916
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747963.003.0010
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198747963
This chapter considers the ingredients of successful action for malicious prosecution. The claimant must show: that the defendant prosecuted him; that the prosecution ended in the ... More

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