The book takes cognizance of the varied backgrounds of possible readers. For this reason, it is written in a simple, self-reading and easily comprehensible language, using maximum legal terms expressed in a less convoluted manner for ease of understanding. The benefit of this approach is that readers, including non-lawyers, will find the book interesting and rewarding. It is therefore aimed at a wide readership of industrialists, business executives, journalists, jurists, legal practitioners, scholars and students.
Law of Tort
This book discussed in detail all aspects of tort. Chapter one covers the general introduction which encompasses the meaning and purpose of tort; the Rule in Smith v Selwyn; comparison of tort with other laws; reception of tort; principles of liability in tort; and general defences in tort. The remaining fourteen chapters cover topics like: Trespass to Person-Assault, Battery & False Imprisonment; Trespass to Chattels, Conversion and Detinue; Trespass to Land; Tort of Negligence; Vicarious Liability; Malicious Prosecution; Defamation; Nuisance; Strict Liability-The Rule in Rylands v Fletcher; Occupier’s Liability; Liability for Animals; Tort of Deceit; Economic Torts of Passing Off, Conspiracy, Injurious Falsehood, & Interference with Contract.
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