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Remedies in Tort
By: Lewis N. Klar, Q.C., B.A., B.C.L., LL.M.
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General Editor: Lewis Klar Consultants: Allan Linden, Earl Cherniak and Peter Kryworuk

This five-volume national work provides thorough coverage of the law relating to recovery in tort actions in Canada. Compiled and updated by experts in tort law, this supplemented service ensures practitioners are up-to-date on latest court decisions. No other Canadian publication summarizes tort law so completely or in such a readily accessible fashion. Included in the five volumes:

  • Volumes 1-3 focus on specific torts with a separate chapter devoted to each of 23 torts. The Negligence chapter comprises all of Volume 2. A further chapter, Developing Torts, covers emerging areas of tort liability that have not yet been fully articulated by Canadian courts.
  • Volume 4 contains in-depth treatment of substantive and procedural issues common to all tort litigation.
  • Volume 5 contains a Table of Cases, a Table of Statutes, and a comprehensive index

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About the Author

Lewis Klar, Q.C. is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta, where he specializes in tort law. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Law from 1997 to 2002. He was admitted to the Bar of the Province of Quebec in 1971 and the Law Society of Alberta in 2000. He was awarded a Queen’s Counsel in 2002, and received the Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to legal scholarship from the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association (Alberta) in 2005. In 2007, Professor Klar received the J. Gordin Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research from the University of Alberta. This is the university’s most senior and prestigious research award. In 2008, Professor Klar received the Hon. Tevie H. Miller Teaching Excellence Award from the Faculty of Law. Professor Klar received the prestigious John G. Fleming Award in Torts from UC Berkeley Law School in 2016. Professor Klar is the author of Tort Law, 5th edition (2012), and a co-author of Canadian Tort Law: Cases, Notes & Materials, 14th edition (2014).  In recognition of Professor Klar’s contributions to tort law, a Special Edition of the Alberta Law Review was published in 2016 in his honour. Professor Klar is an elected member of the American Law Institute.