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modernlaw of negligence

R. A. Buckley

modernlaw of negligence

by R. A. Buckley

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Published by Butterworths in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Negligence -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.A. Buckley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlvii,402p. ;
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21382927M
    ISBN 100406113009

      The chapter begins by mapping and explaining the historical development of the tort of negligence, and some of the key themes underpinning the tort, before placing the discussion in the context of the modern law of negligence. The chapter then outlines the essential ingredients of a claim in negligence—a duty of care, a breach of that duty and the damage caused by that breach—before .   This popular book provides clear and accessible explanation and interpretation of the current law across the field of negligence. It aims to provide a fresh and critical exposition that, whilst comprehensive, gives particular emphasis to the contemporary scene.

      ―Modern Law Review “This book would be of interest to practitioners, academics and the judiciary alike. Clearly written and cogently argued, this book succeeds in increasing its reader's understanding of this almost mystical concept.” “The Duty of Care in Negligence provides a useful consolidation of the historical and modern Manufacturer: Hart Publishing. The book, then, is an attempt to re-establish the law of negligence as a body of law rather than as a branch of politics. The book argues that the law of negligence is best understood in terms of a relatively small set of principles enunciated in a small number of leading cases.

    The Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises, includes o analytical, theoretical and practical works on American and British Law. It includes the writings of major legal theorists, including Sir Edward Coke, Sir William Blackstone, James Fitzjames Stephen, Frederic William Maitland, John Marshall, Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell. Negligence became a basis of liability in English law only in The doctrine of negligence originally applied to “public” professionals, such as innkeepers, blacksmiths, and surgeons, but it was probably prompted by industrialization and increased occupational accidents. At first, liability was harsh, but then it was softened to.


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THE HISTORY OF NEGLIGENCE IN THE LAW OF TORTS. S negligence an independent tort, or is it merely one of the modes in which it is possible to commit most torts. Cur- rent text-books give answers to this which are discordant, if not in flat contradiction of one another.

A re-examination of the history of negligence was the only possible solution, and if we returh from it with no gusty backing of. Get this from a library. The law of negligence. [Thomas William Saunders; Eric Blackwood Wright] -- "Re-written, with the addition of the Employers' liability act,and the Workmen's compensation act,by E.

Blackwood Wright.". This book aims to provide a detailed analysis and overview of the duty of care enquiry, drawing on both academic analyses and judicial experience in leading common law systems.

A new structure through which duty problems can be analysed is also proposed. It is hoped that the book provides some fresh insights and clarity of the concept to the reader.The modern law of negligence was established in Donoghue v Stevenson [] AC (Case summary).

In order to be successful in a negligence claim, the claimant must prove: 1. the defendant owed them a duty of care; 2. the defendant was in breach of that duty.negligence—introduction be imposed, and the earliest ‘discussions’ of the tort of negligence usually consisted of noth-ing more than lists of factual situations where a duty had been held to exist.

Particular problems arose where the defendant acted pursuant to a contractual obliga-tion.