Cause of Action: Occupiers Liability

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Cause of Action: Occupiers Liability provides a succinct overview of occupiers' liability law from the standpoint of the litigator, incorporating the latest case law, and legislative developments in an easy-to-understand format. The book also features sample precedents of pleadings and other court documents. This primer takes you step-by-step through the basic principles and issues in this area of law, and how the various concepts apply in practice and litigation.

Subjects covered include the following:

  • Who may be deemed an 'occupier' and what may be considered 'premises'
  • The elements of an occupiers' liability
  • Action claims related to those based in occupiers' liability
  • Vicarious liability obligations of adjacent neighbours
  • Dog owners' liability
  • Off-road motorized vehicles and snowmobiles
  • The social host's duty of care to guests and others limitation period and notice requirements
  • Defences to occupiers' liability claims
  • Employer-employee and landlord-tenant relationships
  • Discovery damages acting for the plaintiff and acting for the defendant

Publisher:
Carswell

Practice Area:
Tort & personal injury

Jurisdiction:
General

Publication Date:
2011-05-31

Hardcover Specifications

Service #:
30835522

Sub #:
30835522

Pages:
N/A

Shelf Space:
1

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N/A

Anticip Unkeep Cost:
N/A

eBook Specifications

ISBN:
9780779836307