Assessment of Damages for Personal Injury and Death: General Principles
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Assessment of Damages for Personal Injury and Death provides the reader with comprehensive commentary on the general principles of personal injury, death, tort law and, in particular, developments in this area of law since the publication of the previous edition. Written by the leading expert in tort law, Emeritus Professor Harold Luntz, and a highly regarded source of reference, it will provide invaluable assistance in preparing cases for and negotiating settlements out of court.
- Davies, Focus: Torts, 8th edition, 2017
- Luntz, Hambly et al, Torts: Cases and Commentary, 8th edition, 2017
Table of contents
- Basic Principles
- The Once-and-For-All Rule
- Departures from the Once-and-For-All Rule
- Events Occurring Between the Date of Injury and the Date of Assessment
- Heads of Damage
- Special and General Damages
- Exemplary and Aggravated Damages
- Nominal and Contemptuous Damages
- Certainty and Proof of Loss
- Avoidable Loss
- Contributory Negligence