Tort Nutshell

Author : Ursula Connolly
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 31/12/2009
ISBN: 9781858005386
Jurisdiction: Ireland

The Round Hall Nutshell on Tort provides a clear, concise treatment of the essentials of tort law in an easily understood manner. It is an invaluable study aid, outlining the main principles and major cases in the following areas:

Introduction to the law of torts; Principles of causation and remoteness; Negligence, economic loss and nervous shock; Trespass; Occupier?s liability; Products liability; Employer?s liability; Vicarious liability; Professional negligence; Defamation; Nuisance; Rylands v Fletcher; Animals liability; Defences and Remedies.

In this second edition, recent caselaw relating to Occupier's Liability, Vicarious Liability, Nervous Shock, Employer's Liability for Psychiatric Injury, Defamation and Medical Negligence is also examined.

Ursula Connolly is a lecturer in Tort Law at the School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway.