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Actions under <i>Rylands</i> v <i>Fletcher</i>

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Kidner's Casebook on Torts

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 9573 words.

This chapter first looks at the idea of there being a form of strict liability for the escape of things brought onto and kept on land, arising from the case of Rylands v Fletcher. It...

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Actions under <i>Rylands</i> v <i>Fletcher</i>

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Kidner's Casebook on Torts

July 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 9580 words.

This chapter first looks at the idea of there being a form of strict liability for the escape of things brought onto and kept on land, arising from the case of Rylands v Fletcher. It...

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Actions under the rule of <i>Rylands</i> v <i>Fletcher</i>

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Tort Law

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 10951 words.

This chapter examines the rule from Rylands v Fletcher [1868]. The rule holds that where there has been an escape of a dangerous thing in the course of a non-natural use of land, the...

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Actions under the rule of <i>Rylands</i> v <i>Fletcher</i>

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Tort Law

July 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 10891 words.

This chapter examines the rule from Rylands v Fletcher [1868]. The rule holds that where there has been an escape of a dangerous thing in the course of a non-natural use of land, the...

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Background to the Protection of Economic and Intellectual Property Interests

Christian Witting.

in Street on Torts

February 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 3013 words.

This chapter examines the protection for economic and intellectual property interests provided by tort law. It explains that there are three types of protection provided. The first concerns...

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The Basel Accord and the Value of Bank Differentiation

Eberhard Feess and Ulrich Hege.

in Review of Finance

October 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Tort Law. 17135 words.

The authors investigate optimal capital requirements in a model in which banks decide on their investment in credit scoring systems. The main result is that regulators should encourage...

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Breach of Duty

Christian Witting.

in Street on Torts

February 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 16981 words.

This chapter examines breach of duty in tort law. It discusses the factors that the court considers in determining whether the defendant is in breach of his duty of care to the claimant....

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Breach of Duty

Mark Lunney, Donal Nolan and Ken Oliphant.

in Tort Law: Text and Materials

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 35322 words.

This chapter begins by looking at the key cases in which the idea of negligence as conduct falling below the standard of the reasonable person was judicially elaborated. It then discusses...

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Breach of Duty

Tony Weir.

in An Introduction to Tort Law

September 2006; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 5775 words.

Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter discusses breach of...

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Breach of duty:

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Tort Law

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 16347 words.

This chapter focuses on the second of the requirements necessary to establish a claim in the tort of negligence—breach of duty. Breach occurs where a defendant has fallen below the...

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