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Title Contemporary Australian tort law / Joanna Kyriakakis, Tina Popa, Francine Rochford, Natalia Szablewska, Xiaobo Zhao, Jason Taliadoros, Darren O'Donovan, Lowell Bautista.

Published Port Melbourne, Victoria : Cambridge University Press, 2020.


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Physical description lxix, 597 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Includes bonus enhanced eBook.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction to the law of torts -- 2. Duty of care -- 3. Breach of duty of care -- 4. Damage: factual causation and scope of liability -- 5. Defences to negligence -- 6. Trespass to the person -- 7. Trespass to land and trespass to personal property -- 8. Defences to and remedies for trespass -- 9. The tort of nuisance -- 10. Vicarious liability and non-delegable duty -- 11. Defamation -- 12. Remedies -- 13. Torts arising from statutory duties and powers -- Index.
Summary Contemporary Australian Tort Law is an engaging, accessible and student-friendly introduction to the law of torts in Australia. This unique text presents the foundational topics of tort law in a logical way, covering duty of care, breaches, negligence, damages and defences, as well as higher level topics such as defamation and offences in public office.--Back cover.
Other author Kyriakakis, Joanna, author.
Popa, Tina, author.
Rochford, Francine, author.
Szablewska, Natalia, author.
Taliadoros, Jason, author.
Donovan, Darren, author.
Bautista, Lowell B., author.
Subject Torts -- Australia.
ISBN 9781108626255