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Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems (w/ Connected eBook with Study Center)

  • Edition : 6th ed., 2022
  • Author(s) : Best, Barnes, et al
    • ISBN: 9781543838749
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Basic Tort Law is a comprehensive introduction to intentional torts, negligence, and strict liability including the fundamental issues of duty, breach, causation, and compensation.

Offering comprehensive coverage that is suitable for one or two semester torts courses, Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems, Sixth Edition’s flexible organization accommodates courses that begin either with coverage of intentional torts in Chapter 2 or negligence, beginning with Chapter 3. Chapters 9-16 allow teachers to select additional topics that fit best with their curriculum and interests.

New to the Sixth Edition:

Thoroughly updated with new cases, problems, and notes, including:

  • a new subsection on potential strict products liability for online marketplaces like Amazon that facilitate sales by third-party vendors;
  • a new subsection comparing liability under trespass and nuisance theories;
  • a contemporary case on but-for causation;
  • two recent cases addressing market share liability;
  • two new cases and a problem on the Restatement (Third) approach to duty; and
  • a new case on the economic loss doctrine.
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