LAW OF TORTS
COURSE NAME- LAW OF TORTS
PRICE- Rs. 399/-
AUTHOR – Ms. Surbhi Aggarwal, Advocate (B.A. LLB)
LAW INVOLVED – Tort law
TOPICS COVERED IN THE COURSE:
1.INTRODUCTION AND PRINCIPLES OF LIABILITY IN TORT
- Definition, Nature and Scope of Law of Torts – Torts and Crime– Torts and Contract – Essential Elements of Law of Torts- Injuria Sine Damnum and Damnum sine injuria
- Pigeon Hole Theory
- Capacity and Parties in Torts –Joint and Several Tort-feasors – Malfeasance, Misfeasance, Nonfeasance
- Defenses against Tortious Liability- Volenti non-fit injuria, necessity, plaintiff’s default, Act of God, Inevitable accidents, Private defense, mistake.
2. SPECIFIC POPULAR TORTS
- Vicarious Liability –Doctrine of Common Employment and Course of employment.
- Liability of the State in tort- Doctrine of Soverign Immunity
- Strict Liability – Defences available
- Absolute Liability
- Nuisance –Types of Nuisance: Private, Public and Statutory Nuisance Remedies – Defences
- Negligence – Definition – Elements of Negligence
- Nervous Shock
- Defamation – Introduction – Definition – Libel and Slander – Its Differences – Essentials of Defamation –Defences
- Malicious Prosecution & False Imprisonment
- Remedies available- Damages, Injunction
- Ratanlal & Dhirajlal, The Law of Torts, Lexis Nexis, 2013 (26th Edn).
- B.M. Gandhi, Law of Torts with Law of Statutory Compensation and Consumer Protection, Eastern Book Company, 2011 (4th Edn).
- R.K. Bangia, Law of Torts including Compensation under the Motor Vehicles Act and Consumer Protection Laws, Allahabad Law Agency, 2013.
- Ramaswamy Iyer’s , The Law of Torts, Lexis Nexis, 2007 (10th Edn).
- W.V.H. Rogers, Winfield and Jolowicz on Tort, Sweet & Maxwell, 2010 (18th Edn).