Index screen title: Dobbs, Hayden, and Bublick's Hornbook on torts, 2d (Hornbook series)
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Hornbook series. Study aids (West Academic Publishing)
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Pt. 1: Introducing and surveying tort and injury law Pt. 2: Physical interference with person or property Pt. 3: Operating and altering the tort system in personal injury cases Pt. 4: Economic and dignitary injury Appendix: WESTLAW research. Part 1. Introducing tort law. Defining tort law Aims, policies, history and methods of tort law Tort law in practice Part 2. Intentional torts to persons or property. Direct and intentional interference with the person Intentional interference with real property : trespass to land Intentional interference with tangible personal property: trespass to chattels and conversion Defenses to intentional torts Consent Part 3. Negligent physical harms to persons or property: Subpart A. The prima facie case The negligence action: an introduction Duty and the ordinary standard of reasonable care under the circumstances Importing statutory standards of care: negligence per se Breach of duty Proving negligence claims Actual harm & factual cause Scope of liability (proximate cause) Subpart B: Defenses. Fault of the plaintiff Assumption of the risk Statutes of limitation and federal preemption Part 4: Expanded or limited duties of care in physical harm cases. Expanded duties of care: carriers, innkeepers and fiduciaries Premises liability Liability of health care providers Liability of government entities, officers and employees Family members and charities Professional risk-takers Limiting liability for non-action Duty to protect from third persons and from self-harm Part 5. Special types of harm. Prenatal and birth-related injury Wrongful death and survival actions Emotional harm Nuisance Part 6. Vicarious liability, strict liability, and products liability. Vicarious liability for physical harms Strict liability for animals and abnormally dangerous activities Products liability Part 7. Damages, apportionment, and alternative systems. Damages Apportionment of liability among parties Alternative systems for compensating injury Part 8. Dignitary and economic torts. Subpart A. Dignitary torts. Defamation Privacy Misusing judicial process Interference with family relationships Subpart B. Economic torts. Economic torts and economic loss rules Interference with contract and economic interests Misrepresentation and falsehoods Economic harm to intangible interests by conversion or spoliation Legal malpractice Unfair competition: trademarks, trade secrets and publicity rights.
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