The most authoritative text on common law damages. The Law Society's Gazette - of a previous edition.
McGregor has been leading authority on the law of damages for nearly 150 years. Part of the Common Law Library, it provides in-depth and comprehensive coverage of the law, from detailed consideration of the general principles to specific heads of damages. Damages in contract and tort are compared, and each type is dealt with individually. Related procedural issues are also covered in a separate section, bringing the work fully up-to-date with the impact of the Civil Procedure Rules.
A Covers both particular causes of action in contract, tort and now human rights, with detailed explanation of how the law applies to specific practice areas and situations A Includes in-depth analysis of case law such as SAAMCO, Fairchild, McFarlane, Farley v Skinner and Kuddus A Fully up-to-date with new chapters on Human Rights and Restitutionary Damages A Clarifies complex areas such as loss of a chance, mitigation, causation and exemplary damages A Considers current issues including calculation of damages, periodical payments and interest on damages and anticipates likely future developments A Addresses the question of whether interest should be added to damages payments with reference to the recent Law Commission Consultation Paper A Supplemented regularly to stay up-to-date with developments as they occur