Thomson's Delictual Liability

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Thomson's Delictual Liability

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Thomson's Delictual Liability is the leading text on this complex area of law providing both students and practitioners with an indispensable guide to the Scots law of delict.

Gordon Cameron LL.B. (Hons); M.Sc. has skilfully updated the sixth edition of this text throughout, taking account of the Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Act 2021 and major revisions in the areas of:

- Negligence
- Privacy
- Public authorities
- Nuisance
- Vicarious liability
- Defamation

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 and Economic Contexts
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 Malicious Publication
Part IV Damages
16 Damages

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 and Economic Contexts
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 Malicious Publication
Part IV Damages
16 Damages

Product details

Published 28 Oct 2021
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 6th
Extent 352
ISBN 9781526518798
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Gordon Cameron

Gordon Cameron is a former senior lecturer at Dund…

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