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Comparative Negligence, Sixth Edition fully discusses a doctrine that has been a major force of change in tort law over the past 20 years. Since its initial publication in 1974, it has become the leading reference covering the interaction of comparative negligence with every relevant tort doctrine.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 The History of Comparative Negligence
Chapter 2 The Impact of Comparative Negligence
Chapter 3 The Systems of Comparative Negligence in the United States
Chapter 4 Causation
Chapter 5 Intentional, Reckless, and Grossly Negligent Conduct
Chapter 6 Violation of Criminal Safety Statutes
Chapter 7 Last Clear Chance
Chapter 8 Retroactive Change to Comparative Negligence
Chapter 9 Assumption of Risk
Chapter 10 Actions Based on Nuisance
Chapter 11 Strict Liability and Comparative Fault
Chapter 12 Wrongful Death and Survival Statutes
Chapter 13 Standard of Conduct Modified for Party's Capacity
Chapter 14 Choice of Law and Comparative Negligence
Chapter 15 Multiple Tortfeasors I: Defendant Problems
Chapter 16 Multiple Tortfeasors II: Distributing Loss Among Defendants
Chapter 17 Fact Finding Under Comparative Negligence
Chapter 18 Judicial Control of the Finders of Fact
Chapter 19 Setoffs
Chapter 20 Punitive Damages
Chapter 21 Strategic Considerations for the Advocate
Chapter 22 The Best Means of Dealing with Plaintiff's Negligence
Appendix A. Summary Of Comparative Negligence Systems of General Application in American Jurisdictions
Appendix B. Text Of Comparative Negligence Statutes