LAW 5197: Advanced Pennsylvania Tort Practice - 2204

Advanced Pennsylvania Tort Practice
Class Term:
Spring Term 2019-2020
Catalog Number:
5197
Class Schedule:
Wednesday
4:30 pm
6:20 pm
Room:
LAW G20
Professor(s):
Type:
Lecture
Credits:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Grading Details

The final grade will be based on a take-home examination.

Prerequisites

Description

An in-depth study of the practical considerations and specialized rules which lawyers need to employ when handling cases such as auto accidents, product liability, medical malpractice, local and state government torts claims, and premises liability. The course will not only concentrate on various types of torts actions, but also on considerations which may be involved in all of those actions such as insurance coverage, emotional distress, by-stander claims, damages, apportionment of fault and special duties. The course also will cover tort reform issues.

Advanced Pennsylvania Tort Practice