This book explores Ontario’s significant changes to the definition of “automatic catastrophic impairment” for children; the issue of discrimination based on geography, and the effect it has on children who are left with inadequate accident benefits coverage; the differences between public and private auto insurance regimes; the regimes currently in place in each province, including the administration, benefits and right to proceed with a tort lawsuit in each jurisdiction; and the inconsistencies in the auto insurance regimes throughout Canada offering solutions that will ensure consistency across the country.
This legal treatise provides a comprehensive review of this often confusing and misunderstood area of the law of public and private nuisance and strict liability. The source provides commentary and analysis of jurisprudence, offering a coherent overview of the topic and clarifying the law.. As well as identifying the potential types of nuisance that may assist clients.
This is a collection of eleven of the author's essays on the theory of the law of torts and its place in the law more generally. Together they range across the distinction between torts and other wrongs, the moral significance of outcomes, the nature and role of corrective and distributive justice, the justification of strict liability, the nature of the reasonable person standard, and the role of public policy in tort adjudication.
This volume provides an exposition of the legal principles governing contributory negligence alongside an empirically informed analysis of the way in which the doctrine operates in various recurrent factual scenarios. The doctrinal analysis is supplemented by a consideration of the historical antecedents of the relevant principles and their normative underpinnings. Although the focus is on the position in the United Kingdom, account is also taken of the case law and literature in several other common law jurisdictions.
This text draws upon the laws of Canada, the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand to provide a comprehensive treatment of this area of tort law. Each chapter offers an assessment complete with the latest developments, as well as commentary and analysis.
Economic loss is often inadequately dealt with in the larger context of the law of torts. This book offers an in-depth look at how the law protects economic interests from being injured through the acts of others. Its scope includes both intentionally and unintentionally caused economic loss.