Trimester 2, 2015

Law of Torts II - easy reference reading & lecture notes - LAW232 or LS231

57 pages

20,154 words




Subject completed in October 2015.

Thorough reading notes with quick-reference contents, clear titles, page references, case references.

All weeks and topics in LAW232 are covered except liability for animals which was non-examinable.

Prescribed readings:
Luntz, H., Hambly, D., Burns, K., Dietrich, J. and Foster, N., Torts: Cases and Commentary, (LexisNexis, 7th ed, 2012) (ISBN 9780409328462) and;
Clarke, A.D., Devereux, J.A., Werren J. and O'Reilly, J., Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (LexisNexis, 3rd Ed, 2013) (ISBN 9780409323964)

Topics covered:
Elements of the Tort of Negligence - yes
Damages - yes
Wrongful death - yes
Psychiatric injury - yes
Statutory & highway authorities - yes
Liability for animals - no (non-examinable)
Breach of statutory duty - yes
Trespass to the person - yes
Trespass to land - yes