Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Tort & personal injury
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2011-05-31
ISBN: 
9780779836307
Carswell

Cause of Action: Occupiers Liability

Author: Janet Smith
Availability: In Stock

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
Carswell

Cause of Action: Occupiers Liability

Author: Janet Smith
Availability: In Stock

Description

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