Pure economic loss and negligent misstatement


P Cane, Tort Law and Economic Interests (Oxford University Press 2nd edn, 1996)


W Bishop, ‘Negligent Representation through Economists’ Eyes’ (1980) 96 LQR 360

Though somewhat dated, this will be helpful in understanding the policy issues behind the courts’ approach to negligent misstatement.

S Todd, ‘Policy Issues in Defective Property Cases’ in J Neyers, E Chamberlain and S Patel (eds) Emerging Issues in Tort Law (Hart, 2007)

Provides both a comparative survey of the cases in common law jurisdictions and a consideration of the different policy justifications behind the restriction of tort actions in this area.