Atiyah's Accidents, Compensation and the Law (Law in by Peter Cane,Patrick Atiyah

By Peter Cane,Patrick Atiyah

considering the fact that book of the 7th version of this seminal textual content, own damage legislations has witnessed momentous adjustments. a huge overhaul of the social defense approach begun in 2012 and the Equality Act 2010 considerably modifies anti-discrimination legislation and its influence at the disabled. yet might be crucial criminal advancements have affected the financing and behavior of non-public harm claiming and the operation of the claims-management undefined. This new version takes account of all this job whereas surroundings it right into a wider and longer standpoint. proceedings that Britain is a 'compensation tradition' and that the tort process is uncontrolled are defined and assessed and suggestions for extra switch are explored. in the course of the turmoil and controversy, the tort approach continues to be a crucial function of the felony and social panorama. The book's enduring significant argument for its radical reform continues to be as compelling as ever.

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