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Challenging views of tort: Part II

Lewis, Richard Kurt and Morris, Annette 2013. Challenging views of tort: Part II. Journal of Personal Injury Law (3) , pp. 137-150.

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Abstract

This, the second part of a two-part article, contrasts negative perceptions of the personal injury system, contributing to the view that the tort has encouraged a damaging compensation culture, with its operation in practice. Presents data on the trends in various types of personal injury compensation claims between 1973-2012 to assess the effect of conditional fee agreement funding and advertising by law firms and claims management companies. Considers why only road traffic accident claims have seen a significant increase.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Uncontrolled Keywords: Advertising; Compensation; Conditional fee agreements; Personal injury claims; Road traffic accidents
Publisher: Sweet and Maxwell
ISSN: 1352-7533
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 05:34
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/52116

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