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Australian Torts Law, 3rd edition (eBook)

Australian Torts Law, 3rd edition (eBook)

Stickley, A, 2012

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Australian Torts Law provides clear analysis and discussion of a comprehensive range of cases and developments in recent Australian tort law.

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Click here to read the review first published in Ethos - ACT Law Society Journal September 2013 - Issue 229.


Written in an accessible style with numerous extracts and examples, this text identifies and explains complex concepts in the area of tort law derived from both legislation and judicial reasoning. Additional teaching and learning resources are available on for those using Australian Torts Law.

The third edition of Australian Torts Law has been fully revised and updated, and key statutory provisions are identified across all Australian jurisdictions. Numerous recent decisions arising from the civil liability legislation are discussed to foster a critical appreciation of this evolving area of law.

New cases include:

Strong v Woolworths Ltd (t/as Big W) (2012)
Miller v Miller (2011)
Amaca Pty Ltd v Booth (2011)
Tabet v Gett (2010)
Adeels Palace Pty Ltd v Moubarek (2009)
Zanner v Zanner (2010)


Amanda Stickley is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Torts
2. The Distinction Between Trespass and Case
3. Trespass to Person
4. Trespass to Land
5. Trespass to Personal Property
6. Defences to Trespass
7. Intentional Damage to a Person
8. The Negligence Action
9. Established Duties of Care
10. Novel Duty Categories
11. Standard of Care and Breach
12. Damage - Causation and Scope
13. Defences to Negligence
14. Limitation of Actions
15. Judicial Remedies
16. Wrongful Death
17. Service and Family Relations
18. Public and Statutory Duties
19. Misrepresentation in Torts - Negligence and Deceit
20. Vicarious Liability and Non-delegable Duties
21. Multiple Tortfeasors
22. Defamation
23. Defences and Remedies in Defamation
24. Interference With Business Interests
25. Nuisance
26. Liability for Animals

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