TITLE

Intentional Negligence: A Contradiction in Terms?

AUTHOR(S)
Handford, Peter
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Sydney Law Review;Mar2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the growth of intentional negligence and the interrelationship of various torts that deal with personal injuries in Australia. It cites the provisions of the Wilkinson v Downtown that deals with the intentional and negligent infliction of personal injury, characterized by the relationship between torts of trespass to the person and negligence. It also mentions the extension of negligence into intentional wrongs, which has been openly recognized in courts in the country.
ACCESSION #
78125512

 

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