This quick reference guide for civil litigators summarizes the legal requirements of virtually every cause of action based in tort recognized in Maine. The authors bring it all together for you - the cases, the statutes and applicable procedural rules. The common law and statutory requirements for each cause of action are examined in detail and the law of other states is referenced where Maine law is lacking or where useful comparisons can be made. The authors discuss the principles underlying tort damages, as well as tort liability. Maine Tort Law is the ideal place to begin your research and saves you hours of time in the library. A quick review of the appropriate section of this manual will enable you to focus in on the relevant facts and critical issues of your client's case. Whether you are conducting the investigation, preparing your pleadings, drafting interrogatories, or getting ready for trial; this book will get you instantly to the information you need. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.15 See, e.g., Harvey v. Mid-Coast Hosp., 36 F. Supp. 2d 32 (D. Me. 1999) ( hospital could not seek to bar plaintiffa#39;s recovery by asserting affirmative defense of voluntary assumption of the risk). As 9.15. aSettlement and Release in Cases.
|Title||:||Maine Tort Law|
|Author||:||Donald N. Zillman, Jack H. Simmons, David D. Gregory|
|Publisher||:||LexisNexis - 2013-12-11|