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Tort Law in Australia


45 minutes

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A tort is a civil wrong which may entitle the injured party to claim compensation. This DVD examines two main areas of tort law in detail; defamation and negligence. The DVD covers the development of the law through the common law courts and includes a discussion of recent legislative amendments. Each section is presented in plain English and in a clear and practical way. Diagrams, videos and charts assist in explaining the law to the viewer.
This is a practical resource for students, teachers and individuals wishing to learn about tort law in Australia.


Defamation – Publish, Fair Comment, Truth, Privilege, Damage

Negligence – Duty of Care, Standard of Care, Civil Liability Act, Damage, Nervous Shock, Economic Loss, Causation, Foreseeability and Contributory Negligence.