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ESSENTIALS OF TORTS, Third Edition is a practical and relevant guide for the paralegal as well as for anyone preparing for a career in the field of law. Well-written, logical, and full of interesting material, this book focuses on paralegal roles in tort litigation while providing readers with a comprehensive overview of the law of torts. This condensed version of Statsky's TORTS: PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION, Fifth Edition, ESSENTIALS OF TORTS includes topics that are relevant for today's readers such as the Internet, terrorism, 9/11, and tort liability. Chapter objectives, margin definitions, review questions, and numerous exhibits are included in each chapter to clarify important concepts and reinforce difficult material.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Tort Law and Practice|
|Foreseeability In Tort Law|
|False Imprisonment and False Arrest|
|Misuse of Legal Proceedings|
|Infliction of Emotional Distress|
|Conversion and Trespass to Chattels|
|Negligence: A Summary|
|Negligence: Element I: Duty|
|Negligence: Element II: Breach of Duty (Unreasonableness)|
|Negligence: Element III: Proximate Cause|
|Negligence: Element IV: Damages|
|Survival and Wrongful Death|
|Torts Against and Within the Family|
|Torts Connected with Land|
|Invasion of Privacy|
|Misrepresentation, Tortious Interference, and Other Torts|
|Additional Tort Defenses|
|Appendix: Automobile Insurance|
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