Revenge is Lucrative

Marshall, Eliot
May 1978
New Republic;5/6/78, Vol. 178 Issue 18, p9
Focuses on the concept of no-fault auto insurance in the U.S. Information on the insurance company operations and benefits to the injured; Comment on reformation of auto insurance; Passage of a law that denies an accident victim or his relatives the opportunity to sue for damages unless the victim died; Requirement to buy no-fault insurance by drivers to protect against minor accidents; Application of traffic and criminal laws under no-fault so that reckless drivers can be taken to court and tried; Introduction of no-fault to reduce the cost of insurance while accomplishing the socially desirable goals; Report that the federal plan would require the states to enact no-fault legislation that meets a federal standard.


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