Download PDF by Peter Cane: Atiyah's accidents, compensation and the law

By Peter Cane

ISBN-10: 0521689317

ISBN-13: 9780521689311

On account that its first e-book, injuries, repayment and the legislations has been known because the prime remedy of the legislations of private accidents repayment and the social, political and monetary concerns surrounding it. The 7th version of this vintage paintings explores fresh momentous adjustments in own damage legislation and perform and places them into large standpoint. most importantly, it examines advancements affecting the financing and behavior of non-public harm claiming: the abolition of criminal reduction for many own harm claims; the expanding use of conditional price agreements and after-the-event coverage; the meteoric upward push and imminent rules of the claims administration undefined. lawsuits that Britain is a 'compensation tradition' ache an 'insurance problem' are investigated. New data on tort claims are mentioned, delivering clean insights into the evolution of the tort procedure which, regardless of contemporary reforms, is still deeply wrong and ripe for radical reform.

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It is important not to confuse the distinction between natural and human causes with the distinction between traumatic injuries caused by accidents (in the sense of sudden, short-lived events), on the one hand, and illnesses and diseases, on the other. Many traumatic injuries (by which is meant injuries resulting from accidents as just defined) can be traced to a proximate human cause, but by no means all can: a person may be struck by lightning, or swept out to sea and drowned, or have a heart attack while driving and run into a roadside pole.

These ideas are vividly illustrated by the adoption of the principle of State compensation for war property damage during the Second World War. Sir Winston Churchill explained the genesis of the war damage scheme in his history of the War in the following terms: 7 Another time I visited Ramsgate. An air raid came upon us, and I was conducted into their big tunnel, where quite large numbers of people lived permanently. When we came out after a quarter of an hour, we looked at the still-smoking damage.

5) are available to all disabled people regardless of the cause of their disabilities. 3) are only available in respect of ‘injuries arising out of and in the course of employment’; but while it is probably true that most such injuries can be traced to a proximate human cause, the claimant does not have to do this in order to qualify for benefits. It is important not to confuse the distinction between natural and human causes with the distinction between traumatic injuries caused by accidents (in the sense of sudden, short-lived events), on the one hand, and illnesses and diseases, on the other.

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