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High Court Case Summaries: Torts

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Edition: 2015, keyed 7th ed. casebook
Author(s): Dobbs cases
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If you're looking for a study guide that will correllate with your particular law school casebook, look no further than West's High Court Case Summaries series!

This High Court: Torts (keyed to the Dobbs textbook) provides case summaries on tort law, examining procedural basis, facts, issues, decisions, and rationale. Convenient memory aids include headnotes, instant facts, black-letter rules, case vocabulary, and graphics. Each chapter begins with an introduction of its concepts presented in simple terms, and an alphabetical table of cases is provided.

Features and Benefits:
Allows fast, easy, and on-point research;
Extensive summaries of High Court cases on tort law;
Discusses procedural basis, facts, issues, decisions, and rationale;
Provides headnotes, instant facts, black-letter rules, case vocabulary, and graphics;
Includes an alphabetical Table of Cases.

Table of Contents includes:
Tort Law: Aims, Approaches and Processes;
Reading Torts Cases; Trial Processes;
Intentional Tort to Person or Property;
Defenses to Intentional Torts — Privileges;
The Prima Facie Case for Negligence;
The Breach or Negligence Element of the Negligence Case;
Harm and Causation in Fact;
Negligence: Scope of Risk or "Proximate Cause" Requirement;
Defenses;
Carriers, Host-Drivers and Landowners;
Duties of Medical and Other Professionals;
Family Memebers and Charities;
Governmental Entities and Officers;
Nonfeasance;
Contract and Duty;
Duty to Protect From Third Persons;
Emotional Harm;
Prenatal Harms;
Death;
Vicarious Liability;
Development of Common Law Strict Liability;
Tort Liability for Defective Products;
Settlement, Apportionment and Damages;
Evaluating Tort Law;
Workers' Compensation;
Public Compensation Systems;
Private Insurance Solutions;
Evaluating Injury Systems;
Communication of Personally Harmful Impressions to Others;
Communication of Commercially Harmful Impressions to Others;
Misrepresentations and Other Misdealings;
Tort Actions to Protect Civil Rights.

Cases Covered:
Prosser v. Keeton; Holden v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Estevez v. United States; Van Camp v. McAfoos; Snyder v. Turk; Cohen v. Smith; Leichtman v. WLW Jacor Communications, Inc.; Garratt v. Dailey; Hall v. McBryde; Polmatier v. Russ; White v. Muniz; Cullison v. Medley; Koffman v. Garnett; McCann v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Brown v. Muhlenberg Township; Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. v. Paul; Katko v. Briney; Brown v. Martinez; Surocco v. Geary; Wegner v. Milwaukee Mutual Ins. Co.; Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co.; Stewart v. Motts.; Wilson v. Sibert; Robinson v. Lindsay; Creasy v. Rusk; Roman v. Estate of Gobbo; Chaffin v. Brame; Rains v. Bend of the River; Wright v. Brown; Impson v. Structural Metals, Inc.; Indiana Consolidated Insurance Co. v. Mathew; Stinnett v. Buchele; Bernier v. Boston Edison Co.; United States v. Carroll Towing Co.; Santiago v. First Student, Inc.; Upchurch v. Rotenberry; Thoma v. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.; Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Wright; The T. J. Hooper; Byrne v. Boadle; Giles v. City of New Haven; Warren v. Jeffries; Widmyer v. Southeast Skyways, Inc.; Preston v. Cestaro; Salinetro v. Nystrom; Landers v. East Texas Salt Water Disposal Co.; Anderson v. Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway; Dillon v. Twin State Gas & Electric Co.; Summers v. Tice; Lord v. Lovett; Medcalf v. Washington Heights Condominium Ass'n, Inc.; Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co.; Hughes v. Lord Advocate; Derdiarian v. Felix Contracting Corp.; Sheehan v. City of New York; Ventricelli v. Kinney System Rent A Car, Inc.; Marshall v. Nugent; Butterfield v. Forrester; Sollin v. Wangler; Wassell v. Adams; Mercer v. Vanderbilt University; Bexiga v. Havir Manufacturing Corp.; LeRoy Fibre Co. v. Chicago, M. & St. P. Ry.; Moore v. Hartley Motors; Crews v. Hollenbach; Turcotte v. Fell; Crumpton v. Humana, Inc.; Schiele v. Hobart Corp.; Doe v. Maskell; Hoery v. United States; Gladon v. Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority; Bennett v. Stanley; O'Sullivan v. Shaw; Minnich v. Med–Waste, Inc.; Rowland v. Christian; Pagelsdorf v. Safeco Insurance Co. of America; Walski v. Tiesenga; Vergara v. Doan; Velazquez v. Jiminez;; Smith v. Knowles; States v. Lourdes Hospital; Ybarra v. Spangard; Harnish v. Children's Hospital Medical Center; Arrington v. Wong; Horizon/CMS Healthcare Corp. v. Auld; Loge v. United States; Maas v. United States; Riss v. City of New York; Harry Stoller and Co., Inc. v. City of Lowell; Thompson v. County of Alameda; Vaughn v. Ruoff; Navarro v. Block; Yania v. Bigan; Wakulich v. Mraz; Farwell v. Keaton; DeShaney v. Winnebago County Dept. of Social Services; Thorne v. Deas; Mobil Oil Corp. v. Thorn; H.R. Moch Co. v. Rensselaer Water Co.; Paz v. State of California; Florence v. Goldberg; Posecai v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Marquay v. Eno; Tarasoff v. Regents of University of California; Brigance v. Velvet Dove Restaurant, Inc.; GTE Southwest, Inc. v. Bruce; Homer v. Long; Grube v. Union Pacific R.R.; Boucher v. Dixie Medical Center; Sacco v. High Country Independent Press, Inc.; Potter v. Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.; Remy v. MacDonald; Chaffee v. Seslar; Smith v. Whitaker; Hinman v. Westinghouse Electric Co.; Edgewater Motels, Inc. v. Gatzke; Lisa M. v. Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital; Kastner v. Toombs; District of Columbia v. Hampton; O'Banner v. McDonald's Corp.; Pusey v. Bator; Otero v. Jordon Restaurant Enterprises; Weaver v. Ward; Brown v. Kendall; Bamford v. Turnley; Rylands v. Fletcher; Moorman Manufacturing Co. v. National Tank Co.; Lee v. Crookston Coca-Cola Bottling Co.; Knitz v. Minster Machine Co.; Honda of America Mfg., Inc. v. Norman; McCarthy v. Olin Corporation; Liriano v. Hobart Corporation; Lewis v. Lead Industries Ass'n; Turpin v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bowling v. Heil Co.; Hughes v. Magic Chef, Inc.; Reid v. Spadone Machine Co.; Boyle v. United Technologies Corporation; Newmark v. Gimbel's Inc.; United Blood Services, Division of Blood Systems, Inc. v. Quintana; Gleason v. Guzman.; Ascheman v. Village of Hancock; Safeway Stores, Inc. v. Nest-Kart; Hymowitz v. Eli Lilly and Company; Cartel Capital Corp. v. Fireco of New Jersey; D'Amario v. Ford Motor Co.; Board of County Comn'rs of Teton County v. Bassett; Turner v. Jordan; Martin v. United States; McDougald v. Garber; Mercado v. Ahmed; Keans v. Bottiarelli; State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Campbell; Jaeger Baking Co. v. Kretschmann; State Industrial Commissioner v. Leff; Carvalho v. Decorative Fabrics Co.; Harris v. Board of Educ. of Howard County; Martin v. Lancaster Battery Co., Inc.; Kerans v. Porter Paint Co.; Heckler v. Campbell; Licari v. Elliot; New York Times Co. v. Sullivan; Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc.; Friedman v. Dozorc; Solano v. Playgirl, Inc.; Jeffrey v. Cathers; Brunson Communications, Inc. v. Arbitron, Inc.; Alyeska Pipeline Service v. Aurora Air Service; Caruso v. Local Union Number 690, International Brotherhood of Teamsters; Qualitex Co. v. Jacobson Products Co.; Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Stiffel Co.; Ultramares Corp. v. Touche, Niven & Co.; Gauerke v. Rozga; Pinnacle Peak Developers v. TRW Investment Corp.; Ollerman v. O'Rourke Co., Inc.

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Author Dobbs cases
ISBN 9781628105483
Edition 2015, keyed 7th ed. casebook
Publisher West