California Damages: Law and Proof

California Damages: Law and Proof, Fifth Edition offers complete coverage of compensatory and punitive damages.
Publisher: Matthew Bender

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California Damages: Law and Proof offers busy practitioners an all-inclusive reference for analysis on the law and proof of compensatory and punitive damages in tort actions, including associated evidentiary issues. Previously, these issues had to be found by researching several different titles. This is the first book in California that pulls the subject together so that plaintiffs and defense lawyers alike save countless hours in trial preparation and settlement negotiation. It examines the most recent law on these important topics:

 • Personal injury
 • Injury to spouses and children
 • Wrongful death
 • Property damages
 • Fraud
 • Defamation
 • Non-economic damages
 • Infliction of emotional distress
 • Punitive damages
 • Contribution and indemnity

Address the Biggest Challenge Faced in Tort Law

California Damages: Law and Proof, addresses the biggest challenge a litigator faces - affixing a dollar value to the injuries suffered by the claimant. This straightforward, well-planned work puts special emphasis on personal injury and wrongful death actions. In addition, California Damages: Law and Proof examines the pleading and proof requirements of the damage element of tort litigation.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Personal Injuries
Chapter 2 Injured Spouses and Parents
Chapter 3 Injured Children
Chapter 4 Proof of Nature, Extent, and Cause of Injuries
Chapter 5 Wrongful Death and Survival Actions
Chapter 6 Property Damage
Chapter 7 Conversion or Wrongful Detention of Personal Property
Chapter 8 Fraud and Deceit
Chapter 9 Defamation (Libel and Slander)
Chapter 10 Disparagement of Title (Slander of Title and Trade Libel)
Chapter 11 Invasion of Privacy
Chapter 12 Malicious Prosecution
Chapter 13 Abuse of Process
Chapter 14 False Imprisonment
Chapter 15 Intentionally Caused Emotional Distress
Chapter 16 Breach of Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
Chapter 17 Attorney Malpractice
Chapter 18 Punitive or Exemplary Damages
Chapter 19 Contribution and Indemnity
Chapter 20 Review of Damage Awards
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes