Publication Date: August 2014
The fourth edition of this well-established textbook clarifies the essential concepts of tort law in Ireland, while providing clear and detailed explanations of the rules relating to each tort.
New to this edition:
Key ground-breaking decisions in a number of recent Supreme Court and High Court cases involving:
Immunity in the conduct of investigations
No duty of care on a commercial server of alcohol
Accrual and quantification of claims for pure economic loss
Dismissal of claims for adducing misleading evidence.
Includes new cases on topics such as:
State liability for negligent misrepresentation
Liability for violation of ECHR rights
Road traffic accidents
Misfeasance in public office
All the core areas of the law of torts as applied in Ireland are dealt with, along with reference to recent legislation and initiatives, including:
The Defamation Act 2009
The Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011
The Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act 2011.
Focuses on Irish law, but relevant new material from other jurisdictions such as England, Australia, Canada and the US is also included.
Undergraduate law and business students, legal practitioners and insurers
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