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Tort Law for Paralegals (Aspen Paralegal) (Paperback)
Tort Law for Paralegals combines real-life examples with in-depth coverage of key topics. This time-tested text prepares students with practice-based assignments and a wealth of activities that reinforce the material. Students work with court forms and documents as they apply the law to a hypothetical case that unfolds throughout the text. Case excerpts in each chapter provide a basis for discussing legal theory and its applications. Ethics topics are also covered in each chapter.
Well-structured pedagogy reinforces this readable text. Each chapter features a variety of effective learning aids, including sample forms and documents as well as exercises that encourage students to apply what they have learned. The Skills You Need in the Real World feature in each chapter highlights specific paralegal skills, from locating expert witnesses to creating a trial notebook and billing for time
- Significant changes in the law with regard to legal insanity, ultra-hazardous conditions, calculating damages, malpractice, and sexual harassment
- Updated Figures and Exhibits throughout the text
- Important new case decisions
- A fresh look at technology in today's modern law office