Personal Injury: Actions, Defenses, Damages

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The largest and most comprehensive case law compendium in legal literature provides encyclopedic treatment of the personal injury law of every American jurisdiction.

•  Gives you over 200 "fact situation" titles under which all cases are classified. Titles are alphabetically arranged according to the situation or instrumentality out of which an injury can arise, or the party injured or causing the injury
•  Each title provides coverage of theories of recovery, elements of cause of action and necessary allegations, defenses and damages
•  Includes forms for bringing and defending the suit, compiled from the actual files of eminent practitioners
•  A separate volume provides consolidated treatment of damages
•  Annotated to all jurisdictions

First published in 1957.

AUTHORS:

Louis R. Frumer, B.A., LL.B., LL.M


Original Co-Author; Author of Bender's Federal Practice Forms; Co-Author of Products Liability

Melvin I. Friedman, A.B., LL.B.

Original Co-Author; Co-Author of Products Liability

Sally Aiello, Esq.; Professor James Albert; Michael Axline, Esq.; Michelle Barnes-Keating, Esq.; Roy L. Benoit, LL.B.; Professor Edward Birmingham; Professor Arthur Best; Professor Gerald W. Boston; Joel F. Cofsky, J.D.; Mary James Courtenay, Esq.; Jeffrey Dannenberg, Esq.; Rosanne Dobbin, LL.B.; Professor Constance Fain; G. Robert Friedman, Esq.; Kennon Goff, Esq.; Lester Jayson, Esq.; Vincent Johnson, Esq.; David Kaplan, Esq.; Martin Kaufman, Esq.; Richard E. Kaye, Esq.; Christine Knepper-Wolff, Esq.; Michel J. Landron, Esq.; Marilyn Minzer, LL.B.; Jerome Nates, J.D.; John O'Donnell, Esq.; Gordon Ohlsson, J.D.; Lily T. Pilgrim, LL.B.; Donald Polden, Esq.; Mark S. Rhodes, Esq.; David Rickless, Esq.; Jeffery Robertson, Esq.; David A. Slavin, Esq.; R. J. Stone, Esq.; Professor Ronald F. Wright, Esq.

Each chapter was written by an attorney with expertise in the area of law covered. Chapters are periodically updated by expert attorneys and/or veteran attorney writers. Frumer and Friedman were the original authors.


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Table of Contents

VOLUME 1



Chapter 1, Abortion, Wrongful Birth, and Wrongful Life

Chapter 2, Airplanes and Airports




VOLUME 2



Chapter 3, Alleys, Streets, Sidewalks, and Highways

Chapter 4, Ambulances

Chapter 5, Amusement Places and Devices

Chapter 6, Animals




VOLUME 3



Chapter 7, Architects and Engineers

Chapter 8, Armed Services

Chapter 9, Assault and Battery

Chapter 10, Assignments

Chapter 11, Attorney Malpractice




VOLUME 4



Chapter 12, Automobiles



VOLUME 5



Chapter 13, Awnings

Chapter 14, Barbers and Beauticians

Chapter 15, Beaches and Swimming Pools

Chapter 16, Bicycles

Chapter 17, Blasting

Chapter 18, Boardwalks

Chapter 19, Boats and Boating

Chapter 20, Boilers




VOLUME 6



Chapter 21, Buildings, Business Establishments, and Private Property



VOLUME 7



Chapter 22, Buses

Chapter 23, Carriers, Common and Private

Chapter 24, Causeways

Chapter 25, Cellars and Cellarways

Chapter 26, Charitable Institutions

Chapter 27, Chemicals

Chapter 28, Children



VOLUME 8



Chapter 29, Civil Rights

Chapter 30, Clubs

Chapter 31, Coasting

Chapter 32, Conflict of Laws

Chapter 33, Conspiracies

Chapter 34, Contractors and Subcontractors

Chapter 35, Contracts

Chapter 36, Contribution

Chapter 37, Cooperative Associations

Chapter 38, Corporations

Chapter 39, Cosmetics

Chapter 40, Cotenants

Chapter 41, Counties

Chapter 42, Crowds




VOLUME 9



Chapter 43, Damages



VOLUME 10



Chapter 44, Dead Bodies and Cemeteries

Chapter 45, Death Actions




VOLUME 11



Chapter 46, Defamation (Libel and Slander)

Chapter 47, Derricks and Cranes

Chapter 48, Diplomatic and Consular Officers




VOLUME 12



Chapter 49, Discharge and Termination of Liabilities

Chapter 50, Docks, Piers, and Wharves

Chapter 51, [Reserved]

Chapter 52, Drugs and Druggists

Chapter 53, Dumbwaiters

Chapter 54, Educational Institutions




VOLUME 13



Chapter 55, Elevators and Escalators

Chapter 55A, Emotional Distress (see also Abortion, Wrongful Birth, and Wrongful Life (fear of miscarriage); Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Wrongful Adoption: Liability for Misconduct in Disclosure of Health-Related Information; Toxic Torts (fear of Cancer))

Chapter 56, Estoppel

Chapter 57, Executors and Administrators

Chapter 58, Falling Objects

Chapter 59, False Arrest and Imprisonment

Chapter 60, Federal Employers’ Liability Act




VOLUME 14



Chapter 61, Federal Tort Claims Act

Chapter 62, Fences and Gates

Chapter 63, Ferries

Chapter 64, Fire Escapes

Chapter 65, Firearms

Chapter 66, Fireworks

Chapter 67, Food and Beverages




VOLUME 15



Chapter 68, Fraud and Deceit, Including Negligent and Innocent Misrepresentation

Chapter 69, [Reserved]

Chapter 70, [Reserved]

Chapter 71, Garages, Parking Places, and Approaches

Chapter 72, [Reserved]

Chapter 73, Gratings

Chapter 74, Grease and Other Slippery Substances

Chapter 75, Guardian and Ward

Chapter 76, Handcars, Handtrucks, Pushcarts, and Shopping Carts




VOLUME 16



Chapter 77, Hospitals and Asylums



VOLUME 17



Chapter 78, Hotels, Inns, and Boarding and Lodging Houses

Chapter 79, [Reserved]

Chapter 80, Indemnity

Chapter 81, Inflammable Substances




VOLUME 18



Chapter 82, Insane and Incompetent Persons

Chapter 83, Insurance

Chapter 84, Intoxication

Chapter 85, Joint Adventures and Partnerships

Chapter 86, Ladders




VOLUME 19



Chapter 87, Landlord and Tenant

Chapter 88, Lateral and Subjacent Support

Chapter 89, Lease or Loan of Personal Property

Chapter 90, Limitation of Liability

Chapter 91, Logs and Logging

Chapter 92, Machinery and Appliances

Chapter 93, Malicious Prosecution and Abuse of Process

Chapter 94, Managed Health Care Organizations




VOLUME 20



Chapter 95, Master and Servant

Chapter 96, Medical Devices

Chapter 97, Mines, Minerals and Quarries

Chapter 98, Mobs and Riots

Chapter 99, Motorcycles

Chapter 100, Municipal Corporations




VOLUME 21



Chapter 101, Negligence

Chapter 102, Newspaper and Magazines

Chapter 103, Nuisance

Chapter 104, Nursing Homes

Chapter 105, Obstructions and Excavations




VOLUME 22



Chapter 106, Physicians and Surgeons

Chapter 107, Platforms

Chapter 108, Premises Security

Chapter 109, Prisons, Jails, and Reformatories




VOLUME 23


  
Chapter 110, Products Liability



VOLUME 24



Chapter 111, Professional Liability

Chapter 112, Public Officers and Employees

Chapter 113, Public Utilities

Chapter 114, Punitive Damages

Chapter 115, Railroads

Chapter 116, Receivers

Chapter 117, Religious Organizations and Institutions




VOLUME 25


Chapter 118, Repairs Negligently Made

Chapter 119, Rescuers and the Duty to Act

Chapter 120, Right of Privacy

Chapter 121, Seaman

Chapter 122, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

Chapter 123, Sexually Transmitted Diseases




VOLUME 26



Chapter 124, Ship Passengers

Chapter 125, Shore Workers

Chapter 126, Signs and Signboards

Chapter 127, Skids and Skid Planks

Chapter 128, Smoke and Steam

Chapter 129, Snow, Ice, and Sleet

Chapter 130, Sports Injury

Chapter 130A, Spouses and Domestic Partners

Chapter 131, States and State Agencies

Chapter 132, Storms

Chapter 133, Stoves and Heating Apparatus

Chapter 134, Subways, Street and Elevated Railways

Chapter 135, Tanks

Chapter 136, Taxicabs

Chapter 137, Tobacco Litigation




VOLUME 27



Chapter 138, Toxic Torts

Chapter 139, Trees

Chapter 140, Trespass

Chapter 141, Trucks, Tractors, Trailers, and Road Rollers

Chapter 142, Unincorporated Associations

Chapter 143, [Reserved]

Chapter 144, Volunteers

Chapter 145, Waters

Chapter 146, [Reserved]

Chapter 147, Workers’ Compensation

Chapter 148, Wrongful Adoption: Liability for Misconduct in Disclosure of Health-Related Information

Chapter 149, Pleading and Practice Checklist




VOLUME 28



Index