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New Arrival Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence, 14th Edition (Mainwork + 1st Supplement)

Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence, 14th Edition (Mainwork + 1st Supplement)

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  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell U.K.
  • ISBN: 9780414071179
  • Published In: June 2019
  • Format: Hardback + Paperback , 1354 pages
  • Jurisdiction: Commonwealth, U.K. ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    The main authority on the law of negligence, and frequently cited in court, Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence covers both common law and statutory duty.

    Building on the excellence of previous editions, the 14th edition focuses on the considerable body of new case law that has emerged since the previous edition, recent legislative changes and a brand new chapter on the contribution of tortfeasors.

     

    • Sets out comprehensively the general principles, covering duty of care and liability issues under the tort of negligence
    • Shows how the principles developed through the application of the common law and explains how the law of negligence has been applied in the UK and Commonwealth jurisdictions
    • Explains the duty to take care, when it exists, between what parties it exists and to assess quickly if a cause for action exists
    • Explains what remedies may be available, including damages and investigates the remoteness of damages as a remedy
    • Explains the burden of proof in negligence cases
    • Demonstrates the defences and discharges from liability
    • Differentiates between nuisance and negligence
    • Demonstrates the standard of care principle in relation to persons professing some special skill, highways and transport, employee employer relationship
    • Provides an essential reference for every negligence case whether it is to do with personal injury including resulting in death, property, product liability and injury caused by animals and death
    • Differentiates between absolute and strict liability
    • Includes up-to-date statutory duties which means you will know exactly how recent changes apply
    • Shows, through a detailed analysis of case law, how the principles work in specific situations and sets out the implications of new developments to help you take a view on your particular case
  • Part I: General Principles

    The Meaning of Negligence
    The Duty to Take Care
    Principal Defences and Discharges from Liability
    Damages
    Proof of Actionable Negligence

    Part II: Standard of Care

    The Standard of Care
    Dangerous Premises
    Persons Professing Some Special Skill
    Highways and Transport
    Employment at Common Law

    Part III: Statutory Duty

    Liability for Breach of Statutory Duty

    Part IV: Absolute or Strict Liability

    Dangerous Things: Rylands & Fletcher
    Animals
    Products Liability

    Part V: Death

    Death and Causes of Action

    Part VI: Miscellaneous Matters
    Insurance and Other Compensation Schemes

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