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New Arrival Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence, 15th Edition (Mainwork + 2nd Supplement)

Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence, 15th Edition (Mainwork + 2nd Supplement)

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  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell U.K.
  • ISBN: 9780414115798
  • Published In: July 2024
  • Format: Hardback + Paperback
  • Jurisdiction: Commonwealth, U.K. ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence offers unrivalled depth of analysis into the tort of negligence. The foremost guide to this complex area of the law, the book provides an exhaustive reference for practitioners and academics. Students and practitioners will find comprehensive and practical case law illustrations in relation to every point and an unparalleled analysis of Commonwealth authority.

     

    Key Features:

    • 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
    • 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

     

    Building on the excellence of previous editions, the 15th edition focuses on the considerable body of new case law that has emerged since the previous edition.

    The 15th edition is now accompanied by a 2nd Cumulative Supplement, published in June 2024, that brings the main work up-to-date with developments from latest cases.

  • Part I: General Principles – 
    • Chapter 1: The Meaning of Negligence; 
    • Chapter 2: The Duty to Take Care; 
    • Chapter 3: Parties; 
    • Chapter 4: Principal Defences and Discharges from Liability; 
    • Chapter 5: Causation and Remoteness of Damage; 
    • Chapter 6: Proof and Damages; 
    • Chapter 7: Vicarious Liability and Non-Delegable Duties; 
    Part II: Standard of Care – 
    • Chapter 8: The Standard of Care; 
    • Chapter 9: Dangerous Premises; 
    • Chapter 10: Persons Professing Some Special Skill; 
    • Chapter 11: Highways and Transport; 
    • Chapter 12: Employment at Common Law; 
    Part III: Statutory Duty – 
    • Chapter 13: Liability for Breach of Statutory Duty
    Part IV: Absolute or Strict Liability – 
    • Chapter 14: Dangerous Things: Rylands & Fletcher; 
    • Chapter 15: Animals; 
    • Chapter 16: Product Liability; 
    Part V: Death – 
    • Chapter 17: Death and Causes of Action; 
    Part VI: Miscellaneous Matters: 
    • Chapter 18: Insurance and Other Compensation Schemes

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