Also available in print: KE1232 .L56 2018 LAW (Reserve).
This text has been updated and in places substantially re-written to reflect changes in tort law in the past few years making the treatise the most commonly cited by the Supreme Court of Canada and other Canadian courts.
This title is part of the ESSENTIALS OF CANADIAN LAW series.
The text is a concise and accessible introduction to the principles of tort law in Canada, as well as the social policies underlying the law and current trends in judicial decision making. The book reviews the foundations, characteristics, and objectives of tort law with specific discussions of negligence, intentional torts, strict liability, vicarious liability, nuisance, and defamation.
Also available in print: KE1232.A7 W44 2019 LAW.
This edition contains engaging cases to give a faithful picture of tort law in the common law jurisdictions of Canada, oftentimes presenting contrasting views on the same issue to stimulate critical thinking and promote discussion.
This book provides ready access to how the legal dimension of prevention against harm and loss allocation is treated in Quebec. This traditional branch of law not only tackles questions which concern every lawyer, whatever his legal expertise, but also concerns each person's most fundamental rights on a worldwide scale.