Written in an accessible style with numerous extracts and examples, the text identifies and explains complex concepts in the area of tort law derived from both legislation and judicial reasoning.
The third edition of Australian Torts Law has been fully revised and updated, and key statutory provisions are identified across all Australian jurisdictions. Numerous recent decisions arising from the civil liability legislation are discussed to foster a critical appreciation of this evolving area of law.
New cases include:
Strong v Woolworths Ltd (t/as Big W) (2012)
Miller v Miller (2011)
Amaca Pty Ltd v Booth (2011)
Tabet v Gett (2010)
Adeels Palace Pty Ltd v Moubarek (2009)
Zanner v Zanner (2010)
Amanda Stickley is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology.