Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Pob topic 12 introduction to tort law seminar 31 seminar slides ole

1,649 views

Published on

Topic 12 Seminar 3

Published in: Education
  • DOWNLOAD THAT BOOKS INTO AVAILABLE FORMAT (2019 Update) ......................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................... Download Full PDF EBOOK here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download Full EPUB Ebook here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download Full doc Ebook here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download PDF EBOOK here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download EPUB Ebook here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download doc Ebook here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................... ................................................................................................................................... eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. (An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader application, or a book-sized computer that is used solely as a reading device such as Nuvomedia's Rocket eBook.) Users can purchase an eBook on diskette or CD, but the most popular method of getting an eBook is to purchase a downloadable file of the eBook (or other reading material) from a Web site (such as Barnes and Noble) to be read from the user's computer or reading device. Generally, an eBook can be downloaded in five minutes or less ......................................................................................................................... .............. Browse by Genre Available eBooks .............................................................................................................................. Art, Biography, Business, Chick Lit, Children's, Christian, Classics, Comics, Contemporary, Cookbooks, Manga, Memoir, Music, Mystery, Non Fiction, Paranormal, Philosophy, Poetry, Psychology, Religion, Romance, Science, Science Fiction, Self Help, Suspense, Spirituality, Sports, Thriller, Travel, Young Adult, Crime, Ebooks, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic Novels, Historical Fiction, History, Horror, Humor And Comedy, ......................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................... .....BEST SELLER FOR EBOOK RECOMMEND............................................................. ......................................................................................................................... Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth,-- The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company,-- Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead,-- StrengthsFinder 2.0,-- Stillness Is the Key,-- She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement,-- Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones,-- Everything Is Figureoutable,-- What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence,-- Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!,-- The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness,-- Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed, ......................................................................................................................... .........................................................................................................................
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here

Pob topic 12 introduction to tort law seminar 31 seminar slides ole

  1. 1. Principles of Business Seminar: Introduction to Tort Law (1) Stage 2: Topic 12
  2. 2. • Explain the difference between Tort Law and Contract Law • Demonstrate understanding of the purpose of Tort Law • List the main Torts in English law and explain their role • Explain the importance of the Tort of Negligence. 2 Key topics / learning outcomes of this Seminar
  3. 3. 3 Overview • Introduction • Tort Law and Contract Law compared • Fault v Strict Liability • Which Tort? • Summary
  4. 4. 4 What is Tort?
  5. 5. 5 “Tortious liability arises from the breach of a duty primarily fixed by law: this duty is towards people generally and its breach is redressible by an action for unliquidated damages.” Winfield
  6. 6. 6 What’s the difference between liability in Contract Law and Tort Law?
  7. 7. 7 Tort Contract Duty owed to persons generally Duty owed to other party/ies to contract Duty imposed by law Duty accepted voluntarily Damages are backward-looking Damages are forward-looking Primarily to protect non-economic interests (NB exceptions!) Primarily to protect economic interests
  8. 8. 8 Fault-based and strict liability
  9. 9. Rafa goes into hospital to have a diseased kidney removed. Dr. Murray performs the operation but gets his notes muddled up. He removes the healthy kidney by mistake. 9
  10. 10. Angela has just filled up her car with petrol. Another car is in front of her, so she has to back out to go round the other side of the pumps. She reverses carefully, looking around and behind her. Suddenly, she feels a bump. She stops the car, walks round to the back and to her horror sees Bert, a two-year old child lying behind the car. She has hit him and he is badly injured.
  11. 11. Charlie is in hospital for an operation and has an anaesthetic injection into his spine. After the operation he is paralysed from the waist down. The anaesthetic was kept in glass ampoules which in turn were kept in carbolic solution to keep them sterile. After an investigation it is discovered that the ampoules had microscopic cracks in them, so they were contaminated with carbolic.
  12. 12. Mary buys a new microwave. 6 months after she bought it, it explodes while she is warming some soup. She is badly injured and extensive damage is done to her kitchen. Experts are called in to examine the remains of the microwave. They discover that the new alloy which is used in part of the mechanism becomes highly volatile when it comes into contact with certain types of material, including that of which the soup bowl is made
  13. 13. Which Tort?
  14. 14. Summary • Differences between Tort Law and Contract Law • Liability may be based on fault or may be strict • Difference depends on policy • Contract Law – more based on strict liability • Tort Law – varies according to the Tort • Negligence – fault-based – the most commonTort
  15. 15. Next session
  16. 16. End of Seminar Note: This recording is for your personal use only and not for further distribution or wider review. © Pearson College 2013

×