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Enterprise liability and the common law

Author: Douglas Brodie
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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"Theories of enterprise liability have, historically, had a significant influence on the development of various aspects of the law of torts. Enterprise liability has impacted upon both statutory and common law rules. Prime examples would include laws on workmen's compensation and products liability. Of late, in a number of jurisdictions, enterprise liability has been a powerful catalyst for change in the employer's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brodie, Douglas, 1960-
Enterprise liability and the common law.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010017659
(OCoLC)610206693
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Brodie
ISBN: 9780511918971 0511918976
OCLC Number: 671643243
Description: 1 online resource (190 pages)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. The reception of Bazley; 3. Enterprise risk; 4. The risk and the individual; 5. The enterprise; 6. The borrowed employee; 7. Independent contractors; 8. Transferring the burden: the employer's right of indemnity; 9. Risk and the employment relationship; 10. Enforcement of the employment contract; 11. Enterprise liability and non-delegable duties; 12. Fundamental obligations; 13. Concluding remarks.
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