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Medical Malpractice Liability: Of Modest Expansions and Tightening Standards  

Barry Furrow

Print publication date:
Jan 2017
Online publication date:
Aug 2015
This chapter examines the processes of litigation arising from medical malpractice liability, changes in tort doctrine, and judicial responses to medical injuries. It first considers ... More

Philosophy of Tort Law  

Arthur Ripstein

Print publication date:
Jan 2004
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article explains the way tort law brings the fundamental questions together. It supposes that the question of how people treat each other and the question of whose problem it is when ... More

Sports and American Tort Law  

Geoffrey Rapp

Online publication date:
Aug 2017
The intersection of American tort law and the sports industry has produced some interesting and distinctive jurisprudence. Tort rules are, at times, applied in peculiar ways to the sports ... More

Tort  

John C. P. Goldberg

Print publication date:
Jun 2005
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Law, Tort
Twentieth-century tort scholarship has been dominated by the Holmesian conception of tort law as accident law, and accident law as a form of regulatory law. American and Commonwealth ... More

Torts and Technology  

Jonathan Morgan

Print publication date:
Jul 2017
Online publication date:
Jan 2017
Subject:
Law, Tort
This chapter discusses tort law and how it applies to the risks posed by emerging technology. Tort law’s role here is significant. But how does tort adapt to injuries caused by ... More

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