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Australian Torts Law, 3rd Edition
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Australian Torts Law, 3rd Edition

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Published Nov 2012 (LexisNexis)
ISBN: 9780409330151. Soft Cover.

A Stickley 

Australian Torts Law provides clear analysis and discussion of a comprehensive range of cases and developments in recent Australian tort law. Written in an accessible style with numerous extracts and examples, the text identifies and explains complex concepts in the area of tort law derived from both legislation and judicial reasoning. Additional teaching and learning resources are available on www.lexisnexis.com.au/Campus for those using Australian Torts Law. 

The third edition of Australian Torts Law has been fully revised and updated, and key statutory provisions are identified across all Australian jurisdictions. Numerous recent decisions arising from the civil liability legislation are discussed to foster a critical appreciation of this evolving area of law. 

New cases include: 

Strong v Woolworths Ltd (t/as Big W) (2012) 

Miller v Miller (2011) 

Amaca Pty Ltd v Booth (2011) 

Tabet v Gett (2010) 

Adeels Palace Pty Ltd v Moubarek (2009) 

Zanner v Zanner (2010) 

Table of Contents 

1. An Introduction to Torts 

2. The Distinction Between Trespass and Case

3. Trespass to Person 

4. Trespass to Land 

5. Trespass to Personal Property 

6. Defences to Trespass

7. Intentional Damage to a Person 

8. The Negligence Action 

9. Established Duties of Care 

10. Novel Duty Categories 

11. Standard of Care and Breach 

12. Damage - Causation and Scope

13. Defences to Negligence 

14. Limitation of Actions 

15. Judicial Remedies 

16. Wrongful Death 

17. Service and Family Relations

18. Public and Statutory Duties

19. Misrepresentation in Torts - Negligence and Deceit

20. Vicarious Liability and Non-delegable Duties 

21. Multiple Tortfeasors 

22. Defamation

23. Defences and Remedies in Defamation

24. Interference With Business Interests 

25. Nuisance 

26. Liability for Animals

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