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Discover librarian-selected research resources on Law of Torts from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines. Our tort titles cover many areas including: negligence, tort law, damages, tort of nuisance, trespass, economic loss, emotional distress, vicarious liability, tufal. who are concerned with this branch of the law; it is certainly most desirable that cases cited should have their Lloyd's List references appended to them, if not in.
About Law of Torts
Intention or knowledge of likelihood that such gesture or preparation will cause the person present to apprehend that the person making it is about to use criminal force on him. Battery[ edit ] The criteria for battery is equivalent to that of criminal force  defined in Section of the Indian Penal Code. There need not be any actual imprisonment in the ordinary sense.
There must be no reasonable condition imposed by occupiers of premises. There must be no reasonable and honest belief which would justify the confinement.
The breach of [the] duty caused by the omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs would do, or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do. Resulting in injury to the plaintiff's person or property.
Professional negligence[ edit ] The Indian approach to professional negligence requires that any skilled task requires a skilled professional. He did not exercise, with reasonable competence in the given case, the skill which he did possess.
The standard to be applied for judging negligence would be that of an ordinary competent person exercising ordinary skill in that profession. It is not necessary for every professional to possess the highest level of expertise in that branch which he practices.
Common Law, Statute and the Dynamics of Legal Change
Contributory negligence means the failure by a person to use reasonable care for the safety of either of himself or his property, so that he becomes blameworthy in part as an "author of his own wrong".
In India, this rule requires proportional sharing of liability when both parties were negligent.
That is, the compensation that the victim receives gets reduced in proportion to his or her negligence. Indian courts have endorsed the defences of absolute  and qualified privilege,  fair comment  and justification.
Affecting his use or enjoyment of it. Interfering with servitudes and similar rights over the land. A claimant of public nuisance has to establish special loss over and above the inconvenience suffered by the public in general,  as public nuisance is a crime and it would be unreasonable for everyone inconvenienced by it to be allowed to claim.
Creating constitutional torts is a public law remedy for violations of rights, generally by agents of the state, and is implicitly premised on the strict liability principle. Tort rules and procedures also generate significant controversy—most visibly in political debates over tort reform.
The Psychology of Tort Law explores tort law through the lens of psychological science. Drawing on a wealth of psychological research and their own experiences teaching and researching tort law, Jennifer K.
Robbennolt and Valerie P. Hans examine the psychological assumptions that underlie doctrinal rules. They explore how tort law influences the behavior and decision-making of potential plaintiffs and defendants, examining how doctors and patients, drivers, manufacturers and downloadrs of products, property owners, and others make decisions against the backdrop of tort law.
They show how the judges and jurors who decide tort claims are influenced by psychological phenomena in deciding cases. And they reveal how plaintiffs, defendants, and their attorneys resolve tort disputes in the shadow of tort law.
Robbennolt and Hans here shed fascinating light on the tort system, and on the psychological dynamics which undergird its functioning. Jennifer K.
English Tort Law/Bibliography
Valerie P. She is the author of seven books, including American Juries: The Verdict.Indian courts have endorsed the defences of absolute  and qualified privilege,  fair comment  and justification. Loss of amenities or capacity for enjoying life.
In some areas, tort liability can be assigned without a finding of fault, as in no-fault automobile insurance. Efforts to reform tort law hope to set limits to damage settlements and to broaden no-fault statutes for use in alternative forms of litigation.
And it challenges researchers in social psychology and law with a host of unexplored topics to investigate. Simon Deakin Essays on the Compensation Act and Human Rights Act bring the current state of the interplay between tort, politics and legislation to the forefront. Essential and leading cases are explained The style, layout and explanations are user friendly Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition Table of Contents 1.