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Compensation culture reviewed: incentives to claim and damages levels

Lewis, Richard Kurt 2014. Compensation culture reviewed: incentives to claim and damages levels. Journal of Personal Injury Law (4) , pp. 209-225. 10.2139/ssrn.2467110

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This article reviews some recent developments which have affected the debate concerning ‘compensation culture.’ It focuses upon the number of claims and the cost of claims, looking especially at the level of damages. The role of insurers and the changing nature of personal injury practice are also discussed. The conclusion is that issues arising from the debate will continue for some time to come.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Uncontrolled Keywords: Compensation culture, tort law, personal injury, damages, liability insurance, legal profession.
Publisher: Sweet and Maxwell
ISSN: 1352-7533
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Date of Acceptance: 2014
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2021 04:48

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