9781543810837-1543810837-Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals (Aspen Paralegal)

Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals (Aspen Paralegal)

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ISBN-13: 9781543810837
ISBN-10: 1543810837
Edition: 5
Author: Emily Lynch Morissette
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Format: Paperback 480 pages
Category: Law
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ISBN-13: 9781543810837
ISBN-10: 1543810837
Edition: 5
Author: Emily Lynch Morissette
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Format: Paperback 480 pages
Category: Law

Summary

Acknowledged authors Emily Lynch Morissette wrote Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals (Aspen Paralegal) comprising 480 pages back in 2020. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1543810837 and 9781543810837. Since then Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals (Aspen Paralegal) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 71.88 or rent at the marketplace.

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Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals, Fifth Edition, balances complete coverage of substantive torts topics with essential paralegal skills. Emily Lynch Morissette provides consistently clear writing and realistic examples that convey a working understanding of the role of the paralegal in tort cases. Teaching basic torts and skill development, the text features a logical organization, introducing substantive topics with an overview of the concepts then moving through each element of negligence, followed by medical malpractice as a type of negligence, intentional torts, and workers' compensation.

New to the Fifth Edition:

  • New examples throughout the text
  • Additional exercises in every chapter
  • New section in introductory chapter on how torts relates to other areas of the law
  • Expanded coverage of emerging topics, such as
    • Role of insurance companies in medical damages
    • Caps on punitive damages
    • Kim v. Toyota Motor Corp. (2018) and its effect on the risk-benefit test

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • A wealth of clear and accessible examples
  • Fact-based exercises that use real-life scenarios
  • Integrated treatment of ethics
  • Practice-based topics on medical record discovery, tort discovery, and litigation
  • A consistent emphasis on medical information related to personal injury, such as how to obtain and understand medical records, including an introduction to medicine in the appendix.
  • Helpful pedagogy, including chapter objectives, marginal definitions, visual aids, case summaries, chapter summaries, and review questions
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