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Table of Contents
1. Duty I - General principles; 2. Duty II - Particular claimants; 3. Duty III - Economic loss; 4. Breach of duty; 5. Causation and remoteness; 6. Defences to negligence; 7. Occupiers' liability; 8. Product liability; 9. Breach of statutory duty; 10. Liability for animals; 11. Trespass to the person; 12. Trespass to land; 13. Private nuisance; 14. Public nuisance; 15. Rylands v Fletcher; 16. Defamation; 17. Vicarious liability; Index