Credits: 6 credits
***Please note: LAWF 3070 is a full year course. Students choosing this course in Fall must also register for the same section for it in Winter and vice-versa.***
Students analyze and critique the law of torts, primarily the law of negligence, with personal injury as the main focus, although other torts are also introduced. Topics include the nature of tort law and its process; an anatomy of the law of negligence, including the nature and extent of liability, defenses, remedies, and the assessment of damages; intentional torts; economic torts; strict liability; bailment; the impact of private insurance on the tort system; alternative forms of compensation.
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