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Elliott & Quinn's Tort Law, 12th edition

  • Frances Quinn
Elliott & Quinn's Tort Law

ISBN-13:  9781292251448


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Elliott & Quinn’s Tort Law is the number one choice if you are a law student looking for a tort law textbook which provides:

  • Straightforward coverage of the fundamental legal principles written by a well-known author team known for making the subject easy-to-read without compromising on academic rigour.

  • Succinct coverage of all key cases and their principles and implications and somewhere you can practise applying these to exam style questions.

  • An understanding of how the law operates in the real world and an overview of future reform options to help you develop your own views on the effectiveness of the current laws.

This 12th edition also includes:

  • A new ‘The Bigger Picture’ feature which highlights the legal issues behind high profile news stories, helping you to see the real-world application of the law.

  • Revamped, checklist-style end of chapter case summaries, for easy revision.

  • New essay and problem questions, with answer guidance available online to support your revision.

Free access to a companion website with additional resources to support your study, available at

Table of contents

Brief Contents


Table of cases
Tables of statutes, statutory instruments and European legislation


1 Tort law: an introduction
2 Negligence: elements of the tort
3 Negligence: causation, defences, limitation and criticism
4 Negligence: psychiatric injury
5 Negligence: economic loss
6 Negligence: public bodies
7 Employers’ liability
8 Occupiers’ liability
9 Product liability
10 Breach of statutory duty
11 Defamation
12 Privacy
13 Nuisance
14 The rule in Rylands v Fletcher
15 Trespass to land
16 Trespass to the person
17 Joint and several liability
18 Vicarious liability
19 Remedies in tort


Appendix: Answering examination questions

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Published by Pearson (May 21st 2019) - Copyright © 2019