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Title:
North Carolina torts
Author:
Logan, David A.
ISBN:
9780890898475
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Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication Information:
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2004.
Physical Description:
xxi, 881 p. ; 26 cm.
General Note:
Includes table of cases.
Contents:
Basic negligence cause of action -- Duty despite nonfeasance: the special relationship exceptions -- No duty despite misfeasance: negligent infliction of emotional distress and negligent infliction of pure economic harm -- No duty because of the defendant's status: immunities -- Limited duty because of the defendant's status: the liability of landowners and occupiers for injuries on the premises -- Breach of duty owed -- Special problems associated with suing multiple defendants -- Negligence law in particular contexts -- Tort liability of professionals -- Medical malpractice -- Legal malpractice -- Accountant malpractice -- Clergy malpractice -- Products liability -- Intentional torts -- Assault and battery -- False imprisonment and the wrongful use of legal proceedings -- Marital torts: criminal conversation and alienation of affections -- Intentional infliction of emotional distress -- Communicative torts -- Defamation -- Right to privacy and related issues -- Tortious injury to economic interests -- Common law business torts -- State statutory remedies -- Federal statutory remedies -- "Strict liability": injuries caused by nuisance, trespass, abnormally dangerous activities and animals -- Conversion and trespass to chattels -- Employment-related torts.
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