problem 1: What is meant by the term tort? Give a short outline of the main torts and the interests protected.
problem 2: To prove negligence a duty of care must be shown. Illustrate the three-stage test to show this established in Caparo v Dickman.
problem 3: describe the rights of the consumer under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
problem 4: Describe the nature of vicarious liability.
problem 5: describe the general defense of volenti non fit injuria (consent).
problem 6: Outline the law on the duty an occupier owes to both visitors and trespassers on their land.
problem 7: Describe the various types of damages available under general and special damages.
problem 8: Differentiate between libel and slander under the law of defamation.