Tort Law

Negligence – liability for words and economic loss Q&A

This audio visual lecture presentation demonstrates a logical approach to structuring a question concerning liability in negligence for words and economic loss

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Negligence: liability for omissions and nervous shock Q&A

This Q&A lecture demonstrates how to apply the law concerning liability in negligence for nervous shock and liability for omissions.

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Nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher Q&A

In this recorded Q&A lecture a standard problem question raising nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher is considered.

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Occupiers Liability Q&A 2

This lecture demonstrates how to apply the law concerning occupiers liability to a problem question

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Tort part A 2022 – Can the Supreme Court halt the ongoing expansion of vicarious liability?

This recording is a guide to Professor Paula Giliker’s article, ‘Can the Supreme Court halt the ongoing expansion of vicarious liability.

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Common law torts relating to land.

This lecture covers the common law torts relating to land: trespass, private nuisance, the rule in Rylands v Fletcher and public nuisance

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Public bodies

This recording looks at how the rules on duty in negligence apply to public bodies

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Negligence – economic loss

This recording deals with the circumstances in which a claimant can recover for economic loss suffered as a result of a defendant’s conduct.

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Liability for omissions

This recording covers the rules on omissions to act including where the omission is to prevent an act of a 3rd party.

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Causation and remoteness

This recording explains the rules on both causation of damage and when loss will be considered as too ‘remote’.

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Breach of duty

This lecture explains the principles governing breach of duty in negligence.

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Negligence – psychiatric harm

This recording covers where the initial effect of a defendant’s conduct is a psychological shock leading to further harm.

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Defamation Q&A

This recorded lecture presentation considers the law relating to defamation and shows you how to answer a problem question on the topic.

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Negligence – psychiatric harm Q&A

This presentation shows you how to answer a question on liability in negligence based on causing nervous shock (otherwise referred to as psychiatric harm).

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