Delictual Liability

By: Joe Thomson
ISBN: 9781780434674

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About Delictual Liability

Delictual Liability, 5th edition is a highly respected account of the principles of delict in Scots law and is the standard introductory textbook on the subject. The fifth edition of this popular text has been updated throughout and provides a clear and straightforward guide through this difficult area of Scots Law. Includes extensively updated topics such as: Causation Vicarious liability Liability for wrongs of third parties Calculation of damages Coverage... Read more

About Delictual Liability

Delictual Liability, 5th edition is a highly respected account of the principles of delict in Scots law and is the standard introductory textbook on the subject.

The fifth edition of this popular text has been updated throughout and provides a clear and straightforward guide through this difficult area of Scots Law.

Includes extensively updated topics such as:
Causation
Vicarious liability
Liability for wrongs of third parties
Calculation of damages

Coverage is also given to the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011.

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I INTENTIONAL DELICTS
1 Intentional wrongs in respect of persons and property
2 The economic wrongs and fraud
PART II UNINTENTIONAL DELICT – GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LIABILITY
3 The duty of care
4 Duty of care as a threshold device
5 Breach of a duty of care
6 Causation and related issues
PART III DELICTUAL LIABILITY IN SPECIFIC SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXTS
Introduction
7 Professional liability
8 Product liability
9 Delictual liability for animals
10 Delictual liability arising from ownership or occupation of property
11 Breach of statutory duty and public law issues
12 Employers’ liability and vicarious liability
13 Delict and the family
14 Delict and road traffic
15 Defamation and verbal injury
PART IV DAMAGES
16 Damages

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 30 June 2014
ISBN: 9781780434674
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 5
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