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Vol 21 No 10 Oct/Nov 2016

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Law in Context: Atiyah's Accidents, Compensation and the Law 8th ed


ISBN13: 9781107636323
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780521689311
Published: March 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99



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Since publication of the seventh edition of this seminal text, personal injury law has witnessed momentous changes.

A major overhaul of the social security system began in 2012 and the Equality Act 2010 significantly modifies anti-discrimination law and its impact on the disabled. But perhaps the most important legal developments have affected the financing and conduct of personal injury claiming and the operation of the claims-management industry.

This new edition takes account of all this activity while setting it into a wider and longer perspective. Complaints that Britain is a 'compensation culture' and that the tort system is out of control are explained and assessed and options for further change are explored. Through the turmoil and controversy, the tort system remains a central feature of the legal and social landscape. The book's enduring central argument for its radical reform remains as compelling as ever.

Subjects:
Tort Law, External LLB Titles
Contents:
Part I. The Issues in Perspective
1. Introduction: surveying the field
Part II. The Tort System in Theory
2. Fault as a basis of liability
3. The scope of the tort of negligence
4. Departures from the fault principle
5. Causation and remoteness of damage
6. Damages for personal injury and death
7. An appraisal of the fault principle
Part III. The Tort System in Operation
8. Claims and claimants
9. Tortfeasors and insurers
10. Settlements and trials
Part IV. Other Compensation Systems
11. First-party insurance
12. Compensation for criminal injuries
13. The social security system
14. Other forms of assistance
Part V. The Overall Picture
15. A plethora of systems
16. The cost of compensation and who pays it
17. The functions of compensation systems
Part VI. The Future
18. Accident compensation in the twenty-first century
Index.

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