Tort Law in Ireland

ISBN: LC9781905536696


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Quick Overview

Part of The Core d104 series, this book covers the essential principles of Irish tort law in a clear and succinct style, making it an ideal introduction to the law of tort for undergraduate students. Tort Law in Ireland is fully up-to-date to reflect recent developments in the law, including consideration of new cases on privacy, economic loss, vicarious liability, standard of care, occupiers’ liability, and more. The book introduces the central principles and themes of tort law, providing a concise exposition of the law in an easy-to-use format. The book’s diagrams, tables, flow-charts, and summaries reinforce the information and provide quick visual cues for the understanding of the main points. Each chapter also examines key Irish legal principles and, with examples of case decisions, places each area of law into context. Contents include: A General Overview * Negligence: Duty of Care * Negligence: Economic Loss * Negligence: Psychiatric Injury * Breach of Duty: The Standard of Care * Causation in Fact * Causation in Law * Employers’ Liability and Vicarious Liability * Liability for Defective Products * Trespass to Land * Intentional Interference with the Person * Trespass to Chattels * Nuisance * The Rule in Rylands v Fletcher * Occupiers’ Liability * Defamation * Privacy * Defenses and Limitation * Remedies and Principles of Compensation. (Series: The Core d104) [Subject: Tort Law, Irish Law]