Richard Lewis

Cardiff University

Professor

Cardiff Law School

Museum Avenue

Cardiff, Wales CF10 3AX

United Kingdom

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/478882-lewis-richard

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

40

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Tort Personal Injury Claims Statistics: Is There a Compensation Culture in the United Kingdom?

(2006) 14 (2) Torts Law Journal 158 – 175
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2021
Richard Lewis, Annette Morris and Ken Oliphant
Cardiff University, Cardiff University - Cardiff Law School and University of Bristol Law School
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tort, compensation culture, damages, personal injury, litigation, settlement

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Structural Factors Affecting the Number and Cost of Personal Injury Claims in the Tort System

E. Quill and R. Friel (eds), Damages and Compensation Culture (2016) 37-59
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 May 2015 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, personal injury, compensation culture, liability insurance crisis, damages, legal profession, Slater & Gordon, periodical payments

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Tort Law Culture in the United Kingdom: Image and Reality in Personal Injury Compensation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2012
Richard Lewis and Annette Morris
Cardiff University and Cardiff University - Cardiff Law School
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tort law, culture, damages, personal injury, compensation culture, road traffic injury, liability insurance

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Employers' Liability and Worker's Compensation: England and Wales

“Employers’ Liability and Workers’ Compensation: England and Wales” in G. Wagner (ed), Employers’ Liability And Workers’ Compensation (2012) (De Gruyter) 137 - 202
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2021
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
Downloads 465 (74,294)
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Tort, Personal Injury, Workmen's Compensation, Industrial Injuries, Social Security, Damages

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The Relationship Between Tort Law and Insurance in England and Wales

G. Wagner (ed), Tort Law And Liability Insurance (2005) (Springer Publishers) 47 - 85
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 May 2019 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort law, insurance, compensation, liability, damages, personal injury

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Compensation Culture Reviewed: Incentives to Claim and Damages Levels

[2014] Journal of Personal Injury Law 209 – 225
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Tort law, personal injury, damages, liability insurance, compensation culture, legal profession

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Tort Tactics: An Empirical Study of Personal Injury Litigation Strategies

[2017] 37 Legal Studies 162-185
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Tort, Personal Injury, Damages, Litigation, Tactics, Civil Claims, Settlement, Negotiation, Bargaining, Legal costs, Compensation Culture, Paralegal, Socio-legal, Empirical

8.

Clinical Legal Education Revisited

"Clinical Legal Education Revisited" (2000) 13 Dokkyo International Review 149 - 169
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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legal education, clinical education, legal profession, law centres, access to law

9.

Insurance and the Tort System

(2005) 25 (1) Legal Studies 85 - 116
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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civil litigation, tort, liabilty insurance, personal injury, damages

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Strategies and Tactics in Litigating Personal Injury Claims: Tort Law in Action

[2018] 2 J Personal Injury Law 113 - 136
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Tort, Personal Injury, Compensation, Litigation, Tactics, Settlements, Negotiation, Legal Costs, Compensation Culture, Socio-legal, Empirical

11.

Humanity in Tort: Does Personality Affect Personal Injury Litigation?

(2018) 71 Current Legal Problems
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Tort, Personal Injury, Litigation, Socio-legal, Empirical, Negotiation, Bargaining, Compensation Culture, Legal Profession, Liability Insurance, Settlement Mills, Accident Statistics

12.

Appearance and Reality in Reforming Periodical Payments of Tort Damages in the UK

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Tort, damages, periodical payments, structured settlements, insurance

13.

Recovery of State Benefits from Tort Damages: Legislating For or Against the Welfare State?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2012
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort law, damages, personal injury, accident compensation, collateral benefits, welfare state, politics of law

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Indexation of Periodical Payment Damages in Tort: The Future Assured?

(2010) 30 (3) Legal Studies 391 - 407
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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damages, personal injury, tort law, periodical payments, economics, indexation, inflation

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Jackson and Before-the-Event Insurance: A Missed Opportunity or a Pitfall Avoided?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Tort, Personal Injury Claims, Access to Justice, Before the Event Insurance, BTE

16.

Aggregation and Divisibility of Damage in England and Wales: Insurance

K. Oliphant (ed), Aggregation And Divisibility Of Damage (2009) (Springer Publishers) 125 – 142
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Insurance law, Tort, Causation, Damage, Divisibility of Injury, Insurers Liability, Policy limits, Accident, Occurrence

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Industrial Injuries Compensation: Tort and Social Security Compared

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort law, personal injury, worker’s compensation, industrial injury, social security, welfare benefit, damages, lump sums, socio-legal, legal history, vicarious liability, occupational disease, accidents

18.

How Important are Insurers in Compensating Claims for Personal Injury in the UK?

(2006) 31 (2) The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance 323 - 339
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, personal injury, liability, insurance, damages, compensation, injury, insurers

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Contracts between Businessmen: Reform of the Law of Firm Offers and an Empirical Study of Tendering Practices in the Building Industry

Journal of Law & Society, Volume 9, Number 2, Winter 1982
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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contract law, business, firm offers

20.

Court Awards of Damages for Loss of Future Earnings: An Empirical Study and an Alternative Method of Calculation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Mar 2003
Cardiff University, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
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Structured Settlements of Damages Awards in Britain and Canada

(1993) 42 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 780 - 795
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Tort law, Damages, Personal Injury, Structured Setlements, Insurance, Periodical Payments

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Deducting Collateral Benefits from Damages: Principle and Policy

(1998) 18 Legal Studies 15 - 40
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort law, damages, personal injury, collateral benefits, social security, insurance

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Tort and Social Security: The Importance Attached to the Cause of Disability with Special Reference to the Industrial Injuries Scheme

[1980] 43 Modern Law Review 514
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, workers compensation, social security, industrial injury, causation, tort reform, accidents, Pearson Commission

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Insurers' Agreements Not to Enforce Strict Legal Rights: Bargaining with Government and in the Shadow of the Law

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 48, May 1985
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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insurance law, history, bargaining, regulation, worker's compensation, tort, motor insurers' bureau

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No Fault Compensation for Victims of Road Accidents: Can It Be Justified?

Journal of Social Policy, Vol. 10, Issue 2, April 1981, pp. 161-18
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Increasing the Price of Pain: Damages, The Law Commission and Heil v Rankin

(2001) 64 Modern Law Review 100 - 111
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, damages, personal injury, compensation, pain and suffering, distributive justice, law reform

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The Merits of A Structured Settlement: The Plaintiff's Perspective

[1993] 13 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 530
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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civil litigation, tort, damages, personal injury, structured settlement, periodical payments, liability insurance

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The Overlap between Damages for Personal Injury and Work Related Benefits

(1998) 27 (1) Industrial Law Journal 1
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, damages, personal injury, collateral benefits, workmens compensation, industrial injury, social security

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Structured Settlements: An Emergent Study

[1994] 13 Civil Justice Quarterly 18
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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civil litigation, tort, personal injury, damages, structured settlement, liability insurance, taxation, annuities

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Accidents Whilst Travelling and the Limits of Compensation for Industrial Injury

(1986) 8 Journal of Social Welfare Law 193-206
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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industrial injury, workers' compensation, injury benefit, disablement, law reform

31.

Criticisms of the Traditional Contract Course

(1982) 16 Law Teacher 111 - 121
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2019
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Law Teaching, Contract Law, Pedagogy, Law in Context

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Consultation and Cuts: The Review of Industrial Injuries Benefit

(1980) 2 Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 330-340
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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workers' compensation, industrial injury, social security benefit, industrial preference

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Do Insurers Know Best - An Empirical Examination of the Extent that Insurers Comply with Their Statements of Practice and Whether They Are a Satisfactory Substitute for Reform of the Law

(1992) 21 Anglo - American Law Review 123 - 137
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2015
Ian Cadogan and Richard Lewis
Independent and Cardiff University
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insurance contract law, reform, self-regulation

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The Impact of Social Security Law on the Recovery in Tort of Damages for Personal Injury

U. Magnus (ed), The Impact Of Social Security On Tort Law (2003) (Springer Publishers) 56 - 85
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, social security, damages, collateral benefit, personal injury, welfare state

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The Taxation of Structured Settlements

[1994] British Tax Review 19 - 31
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jun 2017
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, damages, personal injury, structured settlement, periodical payment, lump sum, taxation, revenue

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Recovery of NHS Accident Costs: Tort as a Vehicle for Raising Public Funds

(1999) 62 Modern Law Review 903 - 911
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2017
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, personal injury, damages, collateral benefits, recoupment, benefit recovery, welfare state, liability insurance

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Litigation Costs and Before-the-Event Insurance: The Key to Access to Justice?

Modern Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp. 272-286, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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Pensions Replace Lump Sum Damages: Are Structured Settlements the Most Important Reform of Tort in Modern Times?

(1988) 15 Journal of Law and Society 392 – 415
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University
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tort, damages, personal injury, compensation, structured settlements, periodical pensions, insurance

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Tort Law Culture: Image and Reality

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 39, Issue 4, pp. 562-592, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Richard Lewis and Annette Morris
Cardiff University and Cardiff University - Cardiff Law School
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Compensation for Occupational Disease

Journal of Social Welfare Law, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1983
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2019
Richard Lewis
Cardiff University

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law, social security, welfare benefits, occupational disease, worker's compensation, industrial injury, causation, law reform