The unit of study will examine the principles of negligence and its role in allocating liability for personal injuries and economic loss. Defences, remedies and the assessment of damages for negligence will also be examined. The unit of study will also consider the appropriate context within which alternative compensation schemes might operate. Other torts will also be considered during the unit of study including areas such as trespass, defamation and nuisance.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Wrongs Act 1958 (Vic) (as amended)
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):