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Canadian Tort Law - Cases, Notes & Materials, 15th Edition

Designed as an introduction for tort law students, this book offers a probing analysis of basic concepts and an examination of the everyday human problems that this area of law addresses. The authors guide students through this vital aspect of the Canadian judicial tradition.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433492597

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Designed as an introduction for tort law students, this book offers a probing analysis of basic concepts and an examination of the everyday human problems that this area of law addresses. The Honourable Allen M. Linden and Professors Lewis N. Klar and Bruce Feldthusen bring to bear a wealth of experience in the classroom and from the bench to guide students through this fundamental aspect of the Canadian judicial tradition.

Features
  • Select extracts of caselaw and articles - present leading examples of judicial opinion, academic thought and competing theories about the value and impact of the law of torts
  • Open-ended review questions - provide students with the opportunity to explore and discuss remedies provided to injured parties
  • Up-to-date jurisprudence - ensures that students are exposed to the latest trends
New In This Edition
  • New cases and case notes including:
    • Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28
    • Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator, 2017 SCC 1
    • Deloitte & Touche v. Livent Inc. (Receiver of), 2017 SCC 63
    • A. I. Enterprises Ltd. v. Bram Enterprises, [2014] 1 S.C.R. 177
  • New section on new nominate tort of harassment
  • New section and relevant cases on ancillary powers of the police; causation and tort of unlawful means
  • Updated Insurance Bureau of Canada mandatory amount charts for each province/territory
An Ideal Resource For:
  • Tort law students, particularly first-year students
  • Tort law professors
  • Tort law practitioners
  • Law libraries

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: The Nature and Functions of Tort Law
Chapter 2: Direct and Intentional Interferences with Persons and Property
Chapter 3: Defences to Direct and Intentional Interferences with Persons and Property
Chapter 4: Negligence: Introduction and Standard of Care
Chapter 5: Proof of Causation
Chapter 6: Duty
Chapter 7: Remoteness: The Scope of Liability
Chapter 8: Defences to the Negligence Action
Chapter 9: Economic Loss
Chapter 10: Tort Liability of Public Authorities
Chapter 11: Strict Liability
Chapter 12: Nuisance
Chapter 13: Occupiers' Liability
Chapter 14: Business Torts
Chapter 15: Defamation
Chapter 16: Damages
Chapter 17: Future Challenges for Tort Law