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Contents

Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals 3E

Contents 
Preface 
Acknowledgments 
Foreword 

Chapter 1 Introduction to Torts and Negligence 
Chapter 2 First Element of Negligence: Duty 
Chapter 3 Second Element of Negligence: Breach of Duty 
Chapter 4 Third Element of Negligence: Causation of Injury 
Chapter 5 Fourth Element of Negligence: Damages 
Chapter 6 Special Issues Related to Negligence 
Chapter 7 The Defenses to Negligence 
Chapter 8 Medical Malpractice 
Chapter 9 Intentional Torts to Persons 
Chapter 10 Intentional Torts to Property 
Chapter 11 The Defenses to Intentional Torts and Immunities 
Chapter 12 Strict Liability and Products Liability 
Chapter 13 Nuisance 
Chapter 14 Workers’ Compensation 
Chapter 15 Discovery and Review of Medical Records 
Chapter 16 The Tort Litigation Process Before Trial 
Chapter 17 The Tort Litigation Process During Trial 

Appendix A An Introduction to Medicine 
Appendix B Initial Client Meeting Form 
Glossary 
Index