Personal Injury Law in Virginia
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Personal Injury Law in Virginia, Fourth Edition occupies a critical spot in Virginia legal literature with comprehensive coverage of personal injury actions, in one convenient volume. The book contains extensive references to the cases and statutes that govern liability, defenses, and damages for personal injuries in the Commonwealth. Personal Injury Law in Virginia has been cited by the Virginia Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, the Court of Appeals of Virginia, and various circuit courts in Virginia.
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Table of contents
PART ONE—GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF INJURY LAW
CHAPTER 1 NEGLIGENCE OVERVIEW
CHAPTER 2 DID THE DEFENDANT OWE THIS PLAINTIFF A DUTY OF CARE?
CHAPTER 3 BREACH OF THE STANDARD OF CARE: “NEGLIGENCE”
CHAPTER 4 CAUSATION
CHAPTER 5 DAMAGES
CHAPTER 6 GENERAL DEFENSES IN NEGLIGENCE ACTIONS
CHAPTER 7 IMMUNITY DEFENSES
CHAPTER 8 STATUTES OF LIMITATION
CHAPTER 9 VICARIOUS LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURIES
CHAPTER 10 RECURRING EVIDENTIARY AND PROCEDURAL ISSUES IN PERSONAL INJURY ACTIONS
CHAPTER 11 RELEASES AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE
PART TWO—INJURY CLAIMS IN SPECIFIC CONTEXTS
CHAPTER 12 FEDERAL EMPLOYERS’ LIABILITY ACT
CHAPTER 13 INFLICTION OF MENTAL DISTRESS
CHAPTER 14 INTENTIONAL PERSONAL INJURY ACTIONS
CHAPTER 15 MARITIME INJURIES
CHAPTER 16 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
CHAPTER 17 MOTOR VEHICLE INJURIES
CHAPTER 18 NEGLIGENT ENTRUSTMENT
CHAPTER 19 NEGLIGENT HIRING OR RETENTION, AND RELATED TORTS
CHAPTER 20 NUISANCE
CHAPTER 21 PREMISES LIABILITY
CHAPTER 22 PRODUCTS LIABILITY
CHAPTER 23 STRICT LIABILITY FOR DANGEROUS ACTIVITIES
CHAPTER 24 WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
CHAPTER 25 WRONGFUL DEATH
CHAPTER 26 OTHER TYPES OF INJURY CLAIMS
TABLE OF CASES
TABLE OF STATUTES