Disease and the Compensation Debate
By (author) Jane Stapleton
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Disease and the Compensation Debate by Jane Stapleton
Book DescriptionThis book looks anew at the tort remedy and reform proposals surrounding the modern debate on compensation for personal injuries. Arguing that serious distortions underlie the debate because of its focus on victims of traumatic accidents, the author calls for the consideration of other legally neglected but highly publicized sources of disability including man-made health hazards such as asbestos, tobacco, and Agent Orange, and socially-spread diseases such as AIDS. This ground-breaking study demonstrates that attention to such crucial issues explodes much of the conventional wisdom about just how to tackle reform and reveals that a fundamental rethinking of the compensation debate is urgently needed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198255529
(224mm x 143mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 21-Aug-1986
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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In this stimulating collection of essays, which range widely over tort law, legal theory, legal history and comparative law, distinguished academics and members of the judiciary pay tribute to the late John Fleming, one of the most important and influential writers on the law of torts and comparative law.
Essays for Patrick Atiyah, Hardback (November 1991)» View all books by Jane Stapleton
This is a festschrift for Patrick Atiyah - one one of the most important legal scholars of recent years - by a glittering array of his colleagues, friends, and admirers.
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