Leader: Mr Peter Crofts/Mr Randall Kune
City (Melbourne) Trimester 2 2008 (On-campus block of classes)
Overview of the law relating to damages
Role of the expert in the assessment of damages.
The nature of damages
Causation and remoteness
Mitigation of loss
Categories of damages - including Tort, Contract, Product liability, Trade Practices, equitable damages, criminal damages.
Measure of damages
At the successful completion of this subject the student should be able to:
- identify the basic rules of law relating to damages;
- apply those rules of law to the assessment of damages.
This Subject will be assessed as Pass or Fail only and no grades will be allocated.
There will be ongoing assessment including reflective activities, case studies, assignments and a final assessment task. Participation in the online discussion group will also be required.
LAW7281 and LAW7282.
Must be enrolled in Graduate Certificate of Forensic Studies.