Main Image

Contents

Tort Law: Responsibilities and Redress 4E

To download the complete Table of Contents, click the link below.

Summary of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition 
Preface to the Third Edition 
Preface to the Second Edition 
Preface to the First Edition 
Acknowledgments 
Notes on the Text 

PART I: OVERVIEW
Chapter 1. An Introduction to Torts 

PART II: NEGLIGENCE: LIABILITY FOR PHYSICAL HARMS
Chapter 2. The Duty Element 
Chapter 3. The Breach Element 
Chapter 4. The Causation Element 
Chapter 5. Aligning the Elements: Proximate Cause and Palsgraf 
Chapter 6. Statutory Supplements: Negligence Per Se, Wrongful Death Acts, and Implied Rights of Action
Chapter 7. Defenses 
Chapter 8. Damages and Apportionment 

PART III: BATTERY, ASSAULT, FALSE IMPRISONMENT, AND INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS
Chapter 9. Battery, Assault, and False Imprisonment 
Chapter 10. Infliction of Emotional Distress 

PART IV: LIABILITY WITHOUT FAULT AND PRODUCTS LIABILITY
Chapter 11. Property Torts and Ultrahazardous Activities 
Chapter 12. Products Liability 

PART V: TORTS AT THE SUPREME COURT
Chapter 13. Torts at the Supreme Court 

Appendix: Materials Concerning Walter v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 
Table of Cases 
Index