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Business Torts: A Fifty State Guide, 2018 Edition

Business Torts: A Fifty State Guide, 2018 Edition

Edited by Morton F. Daller , Nicholas Daller


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There is a great wealth of diversity in the business tort laws of all fifty states and the District of Columbia. The new 2018 Edition of Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide helps you quickly assess the merits and pitfalls of litigation in any given jurisdiction allowing you to make the best decisions for your clients.

In addition to the very significant differences in the statutes of limitation, other significant differences include:

  • Some states have not recognized a cause of action for negligent interference with an economic advantage.
  • Negligent misrepresentation in one state is limited to claims against persons in the business of supplying information to others.
  • One state recognizes a cause of action for "strict responsibility misrepresentation."
  • Another state recognizes claims of "prima facie tort" for wrongs that do not fit into traditional tort categories.

And these are only a few examples of the more significant differences.

Previous Edtion: Business Torts: A Fifty State Guide, 2017 Edition, ISBN 9781454871521

Last Updated 12/18/2017
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454884323
SKU 10045309-0002
Table of Contents

Each of the 51 state chapter includes expert analysis of the following:

  • Statutes of Limitation
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Tortious Interference with Contracts and Prospective Economic Relations
  • Business Defamation and Disparagement
  • Fraud and Negligent Misrepresentation
  • Libel or Trade Libel
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • Discharge of At Will Employee
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty Officers' and Directors' Liability
  • Consumer Fraud Statutes
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Fraudulent Transfer
  • The Economic Loss Doctrine
  • Special Courts or Procedures to Handle Business Litigation
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