The Tort Law Debate, Efficiency, and the Kingdom of the Ill: A Critique of the Insurance Theory of Compensation

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This article critiques and in large measure rejects the insurance theory of compensation. It contains an argument that the theory has fundamental failings--both normative and practical--that render it untenable as a primary guide to determining the appropriate compensatory sums in any programmatic setting.

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Pryor, Ellen S. February 1993.

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This article critiques and in large measure rejects the insurance theory of compensation. It contains an argument that the theory has fundamental failings--both normative and practical--that render it untenable as a primary guide to determining the appropriate compensatory sums in any programmatic setting.

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  • Virginia Law Review, 1993. Charlottesville, VA: Virginia Law Review Association

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  • Publication Title: Virginia Law Review
  • Volume: 79
  • Issue: 1
  • Page Start: 91
  • Page End: 152

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Pryor, Ellen S. The Tort Law Debate, Efficiency, and the Kingdom of the Ill: A Critique of the Insurance Theory of Compensation, article, February 1993; Charlottesville, VA. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc861686/: accessed December 10, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Dallas College of Law.