Lord Campbell and the Fatal Accidents Act
(2013) 129 The Law Quarterly Review 420
29 Pages Posted: 30 Sep 2013 Last revised: 13 Nov 2013
Date Written: 2013
The object of this article is to examine the events that led to the creation of the Fatal Accidents Act and Lord Campbell’s part in them. It will therefore first briefly review his life and career, and then look in more detail at the old law, its replacement by the new law contained in the Fatal Accidents Act, and the extent of the reform.
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