Harris

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Author:
ED_6C3
ID:
270293
Filename:
Harris
Updated:
2014-04-12 12:36:47
Tags:
6C
Folders:
Tort & Liability Insurance
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6C
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  1. Areas ripe for reform in Canada
    • joint and several liability
    • collateral sources rule
    • establishing net income as the basis for determining damages
    • vicarious liability
  2. Arguments against reforming joint and several liability
    • number one rule of law is that innocent party gets full compensation
    • trial lawyer must demonstrate liability, and wouldn’t risk a trial if can only get 1% liability
    • it increases efficiency in the legal system by promoting settlement in many cases
  3. Argument against reforming using gross income as basis for compensation
    • government granted the victim’s right to full compensation by not taxing future income
    • can be seen as insurance industry trying to steal away that tax break
  4. Main issues in vicarious liability
    • sexual abuse
    • car leasing or renting

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