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Law of Torts

Law of Torts

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  • Author(s): Dr. S.R. Myneni
  • Brand: Asia Law House
  • Edition: 1 Ed Rp 2019
  • ISBN 13 9789388437493
  • Approx. Pages 589 + Contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Approx. Product Size 21 x 14 cms
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
While Criminal Law deals with Crimes which are harmful to society, civil law deals with civil wrongs done to individuals which infringe the right of a private person through his acts which are unauthorised by law. The subject 'Torts' deals with such civil wrongs, independent of contract, for which the appropriate remedy is an action for damage or injury. 'Torts' is the mother science of civil law. It provides both the theory and practice of civil law. It describe the civil wrongs which are punishable and also provides adequate remedies as per the severity of the damage or injury. The civil wrongs end with damages or injuries to individual(s). The study of 'Torts' helps the citizens not to perform wrongs as they are punishable and it also enlightens them to seek judicial redressal for the wrongs done to him by others.
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Contents
Unit I : Nature of Law if Torts
Chapter 1    -    Definition of 'Tort'
Chapter 2    -    Essentials or Elements or Components or Ingredients of Torts
                            [Wrongful Act and Legal Damages]
Chapter 3    -    Development of Law of Torts in England and India
Chapter 4    -    'Damnum Sine Injuria' and 'Injuria Sine Damnum'
Chapter 5    -    Tort Distinguished from Crime
Chapter 6    -    Tort Distinguished from Breach of Contract, Breach of Trust and Bailment
Chapter 7    -    General Principles of Liability in Torts
Unit II : Parties, Defences and Liability of Torts
Chapter 1    -    Parties to Proceedings [Personal Capacity to sue and to sued]
Chapter 2    -    General Defences to an Action in Torts
Chapter 3    -    Vicarious Liability
                           [Liability for wrongs committed by Others]
Chapter 4    -    Liability of the State for Torts
                           [Vicarious liability of Government for the Torts committed by its servants]
Chapter 5    -    Defence of Sovereign Immunity
Chapter 6    -    Joint liability [Liability of Joint Tortfeasors]
Chapter 7    -    Rule of Strict Liability
Chapter 8    -    Doctrine of Absolute Liability
Chapter 9    -    Occupier's Liability
                           [Liability for Dangerous or Premises and Structures]
Unit III : Specific Torts Affecting the Person and Property
Chapter 1    -    Trespass to the Person : Assault and Battery
Chapter 2    -    Wrongful or False Imprisonment : A residuary trespass to person
Chapter 3    -    Malicious Prosecution [Abuse of Legal Procedure]
Chapter 4    -    Nervous Shock
Chapter 5    -    Trespass to Land [Trespass to Property]
                           [Torts to Realty or Immovable Property]
Chapter 6    -    Nuisance
Chapter 7    -    Torts Relating to Movable property
                            [Trespass to goods, Detinue and Conversion]
Unit IV : Torts  of Defamation, Negligence and Relations
Chapter 1    -    Defamation
Chapter 2    -    Negligence
Chapter 3    -    Torts against Business Relations
Chapter 4    -    Malicious or Injurious Falsehood
Chapter 5    -    Negligent Misstatement
Chapter 6    -    Passing off of Damages
Chapter 7    -    Conspiracy
Chapter 8    -    Torts Affecting Family or Domestic Relations
Unit V : Extinction of Liability, Remedies and Damages
Chapter 1    -    Extinction of Release or Discharge of Tortious liability
Chapter 2    -    Discharge of Torts [Extinction of Liability in Tort]
Chapter 3    -    Death in Relation to Tort
Chapter 4    -    Remedies
Chapter 5    -    Liability Arising out of Accidents [Motor Vehicles Act, 1988]
Insurance of Motor Vehicles against third party risks
Claims Tribunals
Bibliography
Subject Index

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Author Details
Dr. S.R. Myneni
M.A., M.Ed., L.L.M., Ph.D.,; P.G. Diploma in Journalism & M.C. ; P.G. Diploma in Econometrics; P.G. Diploma in Mathematics; Ekadhika in Vedic Mathematics; Diploma in Russian Language, Rashtra Bhasha Praveena (Hindi) Advocate (A.P. Bar Council)
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