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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface	
Acknowledgments	
Introduction	
Torts Treatise: List of Chapters	
List of Abbreviations
PART ONE. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HARMS
Chapter 1. Intentionally Inflicted Harm: The Prima Facie Case and Defenses
Section A. Introduction
Section B. Physical Harms
1. Trespass to Person, Land, and Chattels 
Vosburg v. Putney	
Dougherty v. Stepp	
Intel Corp. v. Hamidi	
		2. Conversion
				Poggi v. Scott
				Moore v. Regents of the University of California
3. Defenses to Intentional Torts
a. Consensual Defenses	
Mohr v. Williams	
Canterbury v. Spence	
Hudson v. Craft	
b. Insanity	
McGuire v. Almy	
c. Self-defense	
Courvoisier v. Raymond	
d. Defense of Property	
Bird v. Holbrook
e. Recapture of Chattels	
Kirby v. Foster	
f. Necessity	
Ploofv. Putnam	
Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co.	
Thomson, The Trolley Problem	
Section C. Emotional and Dignitary Harms	
1. Assault	
I. de S. and Wife v. W. de S.	
Tuberville v. Savage	
W. Blackstone, Commentaries	
2. Offensive Battery	
Alcorn v. Mitchell	
3. False Imprisonment	
Bird v. Jones	
Coblyn v. Kennedy¿s, Inc.	
4. The Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress:Extreme and Outrageous Conduct
Wilkinson v. Downton	
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of Torts §46	
Chapter 2. Strict Liability and Negligence: Historic and Analytic Foundations
Section A. Introduction 
Section B. The Formative Cases
The Thorns Case
Weaver v. Ward 
Section C. The Forms of Action
1. The Significance of the Forms
2. Trespass and Case
Scott v. Shepherd
3. The Breakdown of the Forms
Section D. Strict Liability and Negligence in the Last Half of the Nineteenth Century
Brown v. Kendall
Fletcher v. Rylands
Fletcher v. Rylands
Rylands v. Fletcher
Brown v. Collins
Powell v.Fall	
Holmes, The Common Law	
Section E. Strict Liability and Negligence in Modern Times	
Stone v. Bolton	
Bolton v. Stone	
Hammontree v. Jenner	
Chapter 3. The Negligence Issue	
Thayer, Public Wrong and Private Action	
Green, Judge and Jury	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. The Reasonable Person	
Vaughan v. Menlove	
Holmes, The Common Law	
Roberts v. Ring	
Daniels v. Evans	
Breunig v. American Family Insurance Co.	
Fletcher v. City of Aberdeen	
Robinson v. Pioche, Bayerque & Co.	
Denver & Rio Grande R.R. v. Peterson	
Section C. Calculus of Risk	
Blyth v. Birmingham Water Works	
Eckert v. Long Island R.R.	
Terry, Negligence	
Seavey, Negligence ¿ Subjective or Objective?	
Osborne v. Montgomery	
Cooley v. Public Service Co.	
United States v. Carroll Towing Co.	
Ross, Settled Out of Court	
Lyons v. Midnight Sun Transportation Services, Inc.	
Andrews v. United Airlines	
Section D. Custom	
Titus v. Bradford, B. &K.R. Co.	
Mayhew v. Sullivan Mining Co.	
The TJ. Hooper (1931)	
The TJ. Hooper (1932)	
Lama v. Borras	
Canterbury v. Spence	
Section E. Statutes and Regulations	
Anon.	
Thayer, Public Wrong and Private Action 	
Osborne v. McMasters	
Restatement (Second) of Torts §286	
Restatement of the Law of Torts: Liability for Physical Harm §14	
California Evidence Code §669(a)	
Martin v. Herzog	
Brown v. Shyne	
Uhr v. East Greenbush Central School District
Section F. Judge and Jury	
Holmes, The Common Law	
Baltimore and Ohio R.R. v. Goodman	
Pokora v. Wabash Ry.	
Section G. Proof of Negligence	
1. Problems of Proof	
2. Res Ipsa Loquitur	
Byrne v. Boadle	
Colmenares Vivas v. Sun Alliance Insurance Co.	
Ybarra v. Spangard	
Chapter 4. Plaintiff¿s Conduct	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Contributory Negligence 
1. Basic Doctrine	
Butterfield v. Forrester 	
Beems v. Chicago, Rock Island & Peoria R.R.	
Schwartz, Tort Law and the Economy in Nineteenth-Century America: A Reinterpretation	
Gyerman v. United States Lines Co. 	
LeRoy Fibre Co. v. Chicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul Ry. Derheim v. N. Fiorito Co. 
2. Last Clear Chance	
Fuller v. Illinois Central R.R. 
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of Torts §§479, 480
Section C. Imputed Contributory Negligence	
Mills v. Armstrong (The Bernina)	
Section D. Assumption of Risk	
Lamson v. American Axe & Tool Co.	
Murphy v. Steeplechase Amusement Co.	
Dalury v. S-K-I Ld.
Section E. Comparative Negligence	
1. At Common Law	
Lombard Law, King Luitprand
Beach, Contributory Negligence	
Prosser, Comparative Negligence	
Li v. Yellow Cab Co. of California	
Federal Employers¿ Liability Act	
New York	
Pennsylvania	
Wisconsin	
Restatement (Third) of Torts¿Apportionment of Liability §7
Chapter 5. Multiple Defendants: Joint, Several, and Vicarious Liability	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Joint and Several Liability
Union Stock Yards Co. of Omaha v. Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy R.R.	
California Civil Procedure Code §§875-877.5	
American Motorcycle Association v. Superior Court	
McDermott, Inc. v. AmClyde & River Don Castings, Ltd.
Section C. Vicarious Liability	375
Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Inc. v. United States 
Petrovich v. Share Health Plan of Illinois, Inc.
Chapter 6. Causation	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Cause in Fact	
New York Central R.R. v. Grimstad	
Zuchowicz v. United States	
General Electric Co. v. Joiner	
Herskovits v. Group Health Cooperative	
Kingston v. Chicago & N.W. Ry.	
Summers v. Tice	
Skipworth v. Lead Industries Association	
Section C. Proximate Cause (Herein of Duty)	
1. Physical Injury	
Bacon, The Elements of the Common Lawes of England	
Street, Foundations of Legal Liability 	
Ryan v. New York Central R.R. 	
Berry v. Sugar Notch Borough 	
Brower v. New York Central & H.R.R. 	
Wagner v. International Ry. 	
In re Polemis & Furness, Withy & Co. 	
Palsgraf v. Long Island R.R. 	
Marshall v. Nugent 	
Overseas Tankship (U.K.) Ltd. v. Morts Dock & Engineering Co., Ltd. (Wagon Mound (No. 1))
Hebert v. Enos
2. Emotional Distress	
Mitchell v. Rochester Railway
Dillon v. Legg 	
Chapter 7. Affirmative Duties	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. The Duty to Rescue	
Luke 10:30-37 (King James Translation) 	
Buck v. Amorv Manufacturing Co.	
Hurley v. Eddingfield 	
Bohlen, The Moral Duty to Aid Others as a Basis of Tort Liability
Ames, Law and Morals 	
Epstein, A Theory of Strict Liability 	
Posner, Epstein¿s Tort Theory: A Critique	
Bender, A Lawyer¿s Primer on Feminist Theory and Tort	
Montgomery v. National Convoy & Trucking Co.	
Section C. Duties of Owners and Occupiers	
Robert Addie & Sons (Collieries), Ltd. v. Dumbreck	
Rowland v. Christian 
Section D. Gratuitous Undertakings	
Coggs v. Bernard	
Erie R.R. v. Stewart 	
Marsalis v. LaSalle 	
Moch Co. v. Rensselaer Water Co. 	
Section E. Special Relationships	
Restatement (Second) of Torts §315
Kline v. 1500 Massachusetts Avenue Apartment Corp.
Tarasoff v. Regents of University of California 
Chapter 8. Traditional Strict Liability	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Animals	
Gehrts v. Batteen	
Section C. Ultrahazardous or Abnormally Dangerous Activities 
Spano v. Perini Corp.	
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of Torts §§519, 520	
American Law Institute, Restatement Third) of Torts: Liability for Physical arm §20 
Indiana Harbor Belt R.R. v. American yanamid Co.	
Section D Nuisance
1. Private Nuisance	
Vogel v. Grant-Lafayette Electric Cooperative
Michalson v. Nutting
Fontainebleau Hotel Corp. v. Forty-Five
Twenty-Five, Inc.	
Rogers v. Elliott 	
Ensign v. Walls 	
Boomer v. Atlantic Cement Co. 	
2. Public Nuisance	
Anonymous 	
532 Madison Avenue Gourmet Foods, Inc. . Finlandia Center, Inc.	
Camden County Board of Chosen Feeholders v. Beretta, U.S.A. Corp.	
Chapter 9. Products Liability	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Exposition	
Winterbottom v. Wright	
MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.	
Escola v. Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Fresno	
Section C. The Restatements	
1. A Tale of Two Texts	
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of Torts §402A	
The American Law Institute, Restatement (Third) of the Law of Products Liability §§1, 2	
2. The Theory of Products Liability: Tort or Contract?
Casa Clara Condominium Association, Inc. v. Charley Toppino & Sons, Inc.	
3. Proper Defendants under Section 402A	
Cafazzo v. Central Medical Health Services, Inc.	
Section D. Product Defects 
1. Manufacturing Defects	
Restatement (Third) of Torts: Products Liability §3	
Speller v. Sears, Roebuck and Co. 	
2. Design Defects	
Campo v. Scofield 	
2 Harper and James, Torts §28.5 	
Wade, On the Nature of Strict Tort Liability for Products	
Volkswagen of America, Inc. v. Young	
Barker v. Lull Engineering Co. 	
Linegar v. Armour of America 	
Halliday v. Sturn, Ruger & Co. 	
3. The Duty to Warn	
MacDonald v. Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp. 	
Vassallo v. Baxter Healthcare Corp. 	
Hood v. Ryobi America Corp. 	
Section E. Plaintiffs Conduct	
Daly v. General Motors Corp. 	
Section F. Federal Preemption	
United States Constitution, Article VI, Section 2
Bates v. Dow Agrosciences LLC
Chapter 10. Damages
Sullivan v. Old Colony Street Ry.
Zibbell v. Southern Pacific Co.
Section A. Introduction
Section B. Recoverable Elements of Damages
1. Pain and Suffering
McDougald v. Garber
2. Economic Losses	
O¿Shea v. Riverway Towing Co.	
Duncan v. Kansas City Southern Railway 	
Section C. Contingency Fees, Fee-Shifting Devices, Sales of Tort Claims, and Litigation Insurance	
1. Contingency Fees	
2. Fee-Shifting	
3. Sales of Tort Claims	
4. Litigation Insurance	
Section D. Collateral Benefits	
Harding v. Town of Townshend	
Section E. Wrongful Death and Loss of Consortium	
1. Wrongful Death	
a. History	
b. Measure of Damages	
2. Survival of Personal Injury Actions	
3. Actions for Loss of Consortium	
Section F. Punitive Damages	
Kemezy v. Peters	
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Campbell	
Chapter 11. The Institution of Insurance	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. The Scope of Insurance Coverage	
1. Modern Tort Litigation	
Dimmitt Chevrolet, Inc. v. Southeastern Fidelity Insurance Corp.	
2. Automobile Insurance Coverage	
a. The March to Compulsory Insurance	
b. The Standard Provisions of the Automobile Insurance Contract	
Section C. Ambiguities in the Position of the Liability Insurer	
1. The Duty to Defend	
2. The Obligation to Act in Good Faith
Crisci v. Security Insurance Co	
Chapter 12. The No-Fault Systems	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Workers¿ Compensation	
1. Historical Origins	
2. The Scope of Coverage: ¿Arising out of and in the Course of Employment¿ 
Clodgo v. Industry Rentavision, Inc.	
Wilson v. Workers¿ Compensation Appeals Board	
3. Benefits Under the Workers¿ Compensation Statutes	
4. Exclusive Remedy
		Rainer v. Union Carbide Corporation
Section C. No-Fault Insurance	
1. Automobile No-Fault Insurance	
American Bar Association, Special Committee on Automobile Insurance Legislation, Automobile No-Fault Insurance	
Epstein, Automobile No-Fault Plans: A Second Look at First Principles	
Pinnick v. Cleary 
2. No-Fault Insurance for Medical and Product Injuries
		Pafford v. Secretary of Health and Human Services
Section D. The 9/11 Compensation Fund	
Section E. The New Zealand Plan 	
Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry, Compensation for Personal Injury in New Zealand	
Accident Compensation: Options for Reform 9-12	
PART TWO. TORTS AGAINST NONPHYSICAL INTERESTS
Chapter 13. Defamation	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Publication	
Doe v. Gonzaga University	
Firth v. State of New York	
Section C. False or Defamatory Statements	
Parmiter v. Coupland	
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of Torts §559	
Muzikowski v. Paramount Pictures Corp.	
Wilkow v. Forbes, Inc.	
Section D. Libel and Slander	
1. The Common Law Distinction	
2. Libel Per Quod and Libel Per Se	
Section E. Basis of Liability: Intention, Negligence, and Strict Liability in Defamation	
E. Hulton & Co. v. Jones	
Section F. Damages	
1. Special Damages	
Terwilliger v. Wands	
Ellsworth v. Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, Inc.	
2. General Damages	
McCormick, Damages	
Faulk v. Aware, Inc. (1962)	
Faulk v. Aware, Inc. (1963)	
3. Other Remedies	
a. Injunctions	
b. Retraction	
c. Reply Statutes	
Section G. Nonconstitutional Defenses	
1. Truth	
Auvil v. CBS 60 Minutes	
2. Privileges in the Private Sphere	
Watt v. Longsdon	
3. Privileges in the Public Sphere	
a. Legal Proceedings and Reports Thereon	
Kennedy v. Cannon	
b. Reports of Public Proceedings or Meetings	
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. v. Jacobson	
c. Fair Comment: Artistic and Literary Criticism 
	Veeder, Freedom of Public Discussion
Section H. Constitutional Privileges	
1. Public Officials and Public Figures	
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan	
Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts	
2. Private Parties	
Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc.	
Philadelphia Newspapers v. Hepps	
Chapter 14. Privacy	
	Section A. Introduction
Section B. Historical Background	
Warren and Brandeis, The Right to Privacy	
Prosser, Privacy 	
Kalven, Privacy in the Tort Law¿Were Warren and Brandeis Wrong?	
Prosser, Privacy 	
Section C. Intrusion Upon Seclusion	
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of the Law of Torts §652B 	
Nader v. General Motors Corp.	
Desnick v. American Broadcasting Co., Inc. 	
Section D. Public Disclosure of Embarrassing Private Facts	
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of the Law of Torts §652D 	
Sidis v. F-R Publishing Corp.	
Cox Broadcasting Corp. v. Cohn 	
Haynes v. Alfred A. Knopf Inc. 	
Section E. False Light	
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of the Law of Torts §652E	
Time, Inc. v. Hill	
Section F. Commercial Appropriation of Plaintiff¿s Name or Likeness, or the Right of Publicity	
New York Civil Rights Law §§50, 51 	
American Law Institute, Restatement (Second) of the Law of Torts §652C Restatement (Third): Unfair Competition §46	
Doe a/k/a Twist v. TCI Cablevision
Factors Etc., Inc. v. Pro Arts, Inc. 	
Chapter 15. Misrepresentation	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Fraud	
Pasley v. Freeman	
Vulcan Metals Co. v. Simmons Manufacturing Co.	
Swinton v. Whitinsville Savings Bank	
Laidlaw v. Organ	
Edgington v. Fitzmaurice	
Laborers Local 17 Health and Benefit Fund v. Philip Morris, Inc.	
Section C. Negligent Misrepresentation	
Ultramares Corp. v. Touche	
Chapter 16. Economic Harms	
Section A. Introduction	
Section B. Inducement of Breach of Contract	
The Statute of Labourers (1351)
Lumley v. Gye	
Section C. Interference with Prospective Advantage 	
Tarleton v. M¿Gawley	
People Express Airlines, Inc. v. Consolidated Rail Corp.	
Section D. Unfair Competition	
Mogul Steamship Co. v. McGregor, Gow, &Co.	
International News Service v. Associated Press	
The National Basketball Assn. v. Motorola, Inc.	
Ely-Norris Safe Co. v. Mosler Safe Co. 	
Mosler Safe Co. v. Ely-Norris Safe Co. 	
 
Chapter 17. Tort Immunities
Section A. Introduction
Section B. Domestic or Intrafamily Immunities
1. Parent and Child
a. Suits Between Parent and Child
b. Third Party Actions
2. Husband and Wife
Section C. Charitable Immunity Section D. Municipal Corporations
1. At Common Law
2. By Statute
745 Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated
3. Under the Constitution
Section E. Sovereign Immunity
				Federal Torts Claims Act §§2674, 2680
				United States v. Olsen
Berkowitz v. United States
	Section F. Official Immunity
				Clinton v. Jones
Table of Cases
Table of Restatement Sections
Table of Secondary Authorities
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Torts -- United States -- Cases.
Liability (Law) -- United States -- Cases.
Damages -- United States -- Cases.