Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence Hardback
Edited by Simon E. Wood, Roger Cooper
The main authority on the law of negligence, and frequently cited in court, Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence covers both common law and statutory duty.
The new 13th Edition has been reconsidered and where necessary revised in light of developments in the law Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence is the title that provides unrivalled depth of analysis of the torts of negligence and nuisance.
It remains the number 1 title as it: Sets out the general principles, covering duty of care, liability and causation Deals with both the standard of care in different situations and areas where strict liability applies Explains what remedies may be available, including damages Focuses on both established areas and developing areas such as psychiatric injuries Provides an essential reference for every negligence case whether it is to do with personal injury, property, or product liability Helps you to establish whether a duty of care exists and if it has been breached, helping you to assess quickly and with confidence whether a cause for action exists Updates you with new statutory duties which means you will know exactly how recent changes apply Shows, through a detailed analysis of case law, how the principles work in specific situations and sets out the implications of new developments to help you take a view on your particular case Covers UK and Commonwealth jurisdictions, letting you see how the law of negligence has been applied in multiple jurisdictions The 1st supplement updates the 13th edition main work and brings the title up to date with recent cases, changes and developments in legislation since the release of the main work.
Notable cases included in the new 1st supplement: Rhodes v MLA- The rule in Wilkinson v Downton Michael v Chief Constable of South Wales- Considers Smith v Chief Constable of Sussex Jackson v Murray- Contributory negligence of a child Les Laboratoires Servier v Apotex Inc- The ex turpi causa rule Zurich Insurance plc v International Energy Group Limited- Fairchild and proportionality Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board- Considers Sidaway v Board of Governors of the Bethlem Royal Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital Dawson v Thomson Airways Ltd- Sidhu v British Airways considered Robshaw v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Ellison v University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust- Two first instance decisions dealing with proportionality of damages in the context of really serious injuries Also, the Consumer Rights Act 2015, and the Social Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015 are described and analysed.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 1556 pages
- Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/08/2015
- Category: Negligence
- ISBN: 9780414052789