Law of Torts – Notes, Case Laws And Study Material

By | August 14, 2018
Law of Torts -Notes

Law of Torts deals with civil wrong. This is basically a breach of a duty imposed by law, which gives rise to a civil right of action for a remedy not exclusive to any other area of law. Law of torts came to India through England. In 1065 England was conquered by Normans, who were the french-speaking people of Normandy, a region of France.

After the Norman Conquest, French become the spoken language in the courts in England, and thus many technical terms in English Law owe their origin to French and tort is one of them. The word tort is based on the idea that everyone in society is having certain rights. The purpose of this law of tort law to enforce the rights and duties.

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Module: 1

  1. Pigeon Hole Theory – Salmond’s Theory of Law of Torts
  2. Concept of Negligence in The Sphere of Civil Law
  3. Nuisance under Law of Torts: Concept and Explanation
  4. Trespass to Person: Assault, Battery and False Imprisonment
  5. Case Analysis: Donoghue v Stevenson 1932

Module: 2

  1. Malicious Prosecution: Essentials and Defence
  2. The Law of Defamation: Kinds, Essentials and Defences
  3. Volenti non fit injuria; Concept, Meaning and Case Laws

Module: 3

  1. Tortious Liability: Conditions and Constituents
  2. Liability of the Administration; Concept and Explanation
  3. Principle of Absolute Liability: Evolution and LG Polymers Vizag
  4. No-Fault Liability under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
  5. Doctrine Of Sovereign Immunity: The Development In India

Module: 4

  1. Parties & their Capacities to Sue & be Sued in Tort Law: Overview
  2. 5 Important Legal Maxims in Law of Torts
  3. Five Landmark Decisions in Indian Tort Law | Explained

Module: 5

  1. History and Development of Consumer Protection Laws in India
  2. Intent and Reasons behind the Consumer Protection Act 1986
  3. Important Definitions Under Consumer Protection Act
  4. Agencies created for Consumer Redressal: Overview
  5. How to File a Consumer Complaint: Step by Step Guide

  1. Introduction to Law of Torts
  2. Damnum Sine Injuria and Injuria Sine Damnum
  3. Assault, Battery and Mayhem – Trespass to the Person
  4. General Defences – Defence Against Tortious Liability
  5. Vicarious Liability – Concept, Origin and Relations governed by it
  6. Rules of Strict and Absolute liability
  7. Absolute Liability: A journey from Strict Liability
  8. Contributory and Composite Negligence
  9. Medical and Professional Negligence
  10. Remoteness of Damages
  11. Remedies in Torts
  12. Five Landmark Decisions in Indian Tort Law; by Tanishka Goswami

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3 thoughts on “Law of Torts – Notes, Case Laws And Study Material

  1. Rinsha

    These notes are highly informative and cover almost all aspects of the subject.


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