Connecticut Torts: The Law and Practice
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Table of contents
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Recovering Monetary Damages in Tort Actions
Chapter 2. Obtaining Injunctive Relief
Chapter 3. Proceeding With a Statutory Remedy
Chapter 4. Resolving Issues Relating to Employer Liability: Agency, Respondeat Superior, and Independent Contractors
Chapter 5. Anticipating Special Issues Relating to Minors
Chapter 6. Vehicle Owners as Defendants: The Family Car Doctrine and Rental Car Statute
Chapter 7. Recovering Damages for Personal Injuries
Chapter 8. Bringing a Wrongful Death or Survival Action
Chapter 9. Claims Stemming from the Conception and Birth of a Child: Wrongful Pregnancy, Birth, and Life
Chapter 10. Bringing Third-Party Claims for Bystander Emotional Distress and Loss of Consortium
Chapter 11. Bringing a Negligence Claim: Issues of Duty and Causation
Chapter 12. Bringing Intentional Torts Claims
Chapter 13. Bringing a Recklessness Claim
Chapter 14. Recovering for Injury to Property
Chapter 15. Recovering for Damage to Reputation: Defamation
Chapter 16. Professional Malpractice
Chapter 17. Bringing a Product Liability Case
Chapter 18. Bringing a Strict Liability Action
Chapter 19. Bringing a Nuisance Cause of Action
Chapter 20. Bringing Claims for Fraud and Misrepresentation
Chapter 21. Bringing a Claim for Tortious Interference with Contractual Relationships
Chapter 22. Remedies for the Fired Employee: Bringing a Wrongful Discharge Claim
Chapter 23. Determining Whether Governments, Parents, and Other Defendants Are Immune from Civil Liability
Chapter 24. Is the Action Time-Barred? Asserting or Avoiding the Statutes of Limitations Defense
Chapter 25. Mitigating Damages
Chapter 26. Recovering Interest Under the "Offers of Compromise" Statutes
Chapter 27. Collateral Source Statute: How Will It Reduce the Economic Damages Award?
Chapter 28. Apportioning Damages Among Parties; The Comparative Fault Statute
Chapter 29. Attorney's Fees and Costs: When Can They Be Awarded? How Can an Attorney Recover Them?
Chapter 30. Filing a Post-Verdict Motion for Remittitur or Additur
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes