Tort and the tort system: general overview

Topic:

‘Insurance and the Tort System’

Author:

R. Lewis

Viewpoint:

Describes the importance of insurance for the tort system, and concludes that it is difficult to ascertain a specific impact of the doctrine of tort law itself.

Source:

(2005) 25 LS 85

Topic:

‘Spiralling or Stabilising? The Compensation Culture and Our Propensity to Claim Damages for Personal Injury’

Author:

A. Morris

Viewpoint:

Analyses the different factors which have contributed to the perception of the ‘compensation culture’, with particular focus on the role of the media.

Source:

(2007) 70 MLR 349