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Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence

Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence
15th Edition, Mainwork & 2nd Supplement
Series:  Common Law Library
Practice Area:  Litigation, Tort
ISBN:  9780414115798
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  28 Jun 2024
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Hardback, Paperback
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Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence is the principal guide to a complex area of the law, providing unrivalled depth of analysis into the tort of negligence.

The First supplement to the Fifteenth Edition brings the main work up- to-date with all the recent developments including:

In the Supreme Court

  • Roberts v Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association [2022] UKSC 29
  • Hastings v Finsbury Orthopaedics Ltd [2022] UKSC 19

In the Privy Council

  • Royal Bank of Scotland International Ltd v JP SPC 4 [2022] UKPC 18; [2022] 3 WLR 261
  • Gulf View Medical Centre Ltd v Tesheira [2022] UKPC 38

In the Court of Appeal
  • Spire Property Development LLP v Withers LLP [2022] EWCA Civ 970
  • Kynaston-Mainwaring v GVE London Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 1339
  • Taylor v Raspin [2022] EWCA Civ 1613
  • Storey v British Telecom PLC [2022] EWCA Civ 616
  • Barrow v Merrett [2022] EWCA Civ 1241
  • Armstead v Royal Sun Alliance Insurance Co Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 497
  • HXA v Surrey CC [2022] EWCA Civ 1196
  • Ashraf v Lester Dominic Solicitors [2023] EWCA Civ 4
  • Griffiths v TUI [2021] EWCA Civ 1442; [2022] 1 W.L.R. 973
  • Magill v Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland [2022] NICA 49
  • Hughes v Rattan [2022] EWCA Civ 107; [2022] 1 W.L.R. 1680

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Part I: General Principles 
  • Chapter 1: The Meaning of Negligence; 
  • Chapter 2: The Duty to Take Care; 
  • Chapter 3: Parties; 
  • Chapter 4: Principal Defences and Discharges from Liability; 
  • Chapter 5: Causation and Remoteness of Damage; 
  • Chapter 6: Proof and Damages; 
  • Chapter 7: Vicarious Liability and Non-Delegable Duties; 
Part II: Standard of Care
  • Chapter 8: The Standard of Care; 
  • Chapter 9: Dangerous Premises; 
  • Chapter 10: Persons Professing Some Special Skill; 
  • Chapter 11: Highways and Transport; Chapter 12: Employment at Common Law;
Part III: Statutory Duty 
  • Chapter 13: Liability for Breach of Statutory Duty
Part IV: Absolute or Strict Liability
  • Chapter 14: Dangerous Things: Rylands & Fletcher; 
  • Chapter 15: Animals; Chapter 16: Product Liability; 
Part V: Death
  • Chapter 17: Death and Causes of Action; 
Part VI: Miscellaneous Matters 
  • Chapter 18: Insurance and Other Compensation Schemes


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