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Recent developments in liability and damages

Recent developments in liability and damages

being the edited transcript of a lecture course in continuing legal education held at Vancouver in May, 1975, at which leaders were W.A. Esson ... [et al.]

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Published by Centre for Continuing Education, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia.
    • Subjects:
    • Liability (Law) -- British Columbia.,
    • Damages -- British Columbia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by K.C. Woodsworth.
      Series[B.C. law and practice papers]
      ContributionsEsson, W. A., Woodsworth, K. C., University of British Columbia. Centre for Continuing Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKEB290 .R4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p. ;
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3916224M
      LC Control Number81482351

      the exception in Ga. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. v. Williams.4 However, the Court refused to apply the exception in both Ward v. Allstate Ins. Co.5 and Soley Farm Mut. Automobile Ins. Co.6 Each of these cases will be discussed below. In Ga. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. v. Williams,7 Natalie Trenise Williams and Megan Habel collided in a motor vehicle accident in. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Recent developments in the EU marine oil pollution regime / Wang Hui --Oil pollution prevention and enforcement measures and their effectiveness: a survey of empirical research from the US / Mark A. Cohen --Marine (oil) pollution: prevention and protection by criminal .

      Recent cases involving the award of damages for ‘stigma’ appear to some to confirm the trend that liability for contamination is increasing and increasingly unpredictable. Most notable among these is the Tridan Developments Ltd. v. Shell Canada Products Ltd. case.2 Tridan Developments Ltd. was a company which operated a car sales business. As I wrote in my book with Ariel Porat, Tort Liability Under Uncertainty, our torts system must develop systematic remedy for wrongful inflictions of evidentiary harm. The Florida Supreme Court’s recent decision, Saunders v. Dickens, — So.3d — (Fla. ), is a case in point.

      Recent Developments in UK Industrial Diseases Litigation. The House of Lords recently held in Barker (UK) PLC that damages payable by a Defendant in a mesothelioma case must be apportioned to take into account the extent to which a defendant's breach of duty contributed towards the overall risk that a claimant would develop the condition. This contrasts with an earlier case, Fairchild v. This book examines in detail the principles underpinning professional liability both at common law (tort and contract) and by reason of statute (Trade Practices Act and Fair Trading Acts) in the context of property professionals. It includes comprehensive coverage of the Civil Liability Acts. The early chapters deal with the sources of professional liability. They include an analysis of.


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