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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 damagesCoverage is also given to the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011.
IntroductionPART I INTENTIONAL DELICTS1 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