Intentional Tort Litigation in Australia

Intentional Tort Litigation in Australia

Assault, False Imprisonment, Malicious Prosecution and Related Claims

By Peter O’Brien and Corrie Goodhand

Published by The Federation Press, 2015.


Intentional Tort Litigation in Australia considers the high frequency intentional torts of assault, battery, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution throughout Australia. It provides an analysis of the elements of each tort and commentary. The authors consider practical matters necessary in determining whether a claim may be brought; if so, how and against whom; what potential damages, or limitation of damages, may exist; possible defences at common law or arising under statute; and relevant issues that arise in obtaining and using documents in these proceedings. The book is a useful foundation and practical guide for lawyers conducting intentional tort litigation. It will also assist students in understanding the fundamental legal principles relating to these torts and their practical application.

      Foreword by The Hon Dean Mildren AM RFD QC
        Formerly a Judge of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory

You can read more about and purchase an hardcopy of Intentional Tort Litigation in Australia from The Federation Press website here


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