Round Hall Nutshells Tort

ISBN: 9781858005386


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The Round Hall Nutshell on Tort provides a clear, concise treatment of the essentials of tort law in an easily understood manner. It is an invaluable study aid, outlining the main principles and major cases in the following areas:Introduction to the law of torts; Principles of causation and remoteness; Negligence, economic loss and nervous shock; Trespass; Occupier s liability; Products liability; Employer s liability; Vicarious liability; Professional negligence; Defamation; Nuisance; Rylands v Fletcher; Animals liability; Defences and Remedies.In this second edition, recent caselaw relating to Occupier’s Liability, Vicarious Liability, Nervous Shock, Employer’s Liability for Psychiatric Injury, Defamation and Medical Negligence is also examined.Ursula Connolly is a lecturer in Tort Law at the School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway.