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Accountability erosion in tort system and special status to the car | Patrick Brown

Thursday, June 14, 2018 @ 10:32 AM | By Patrick Brown

“The law of torts hovers over virtually every activity of modern society. The driver of every automobile on our highways, the pilot of every aeroplane, and the captain of every ship plying our waters must abide by the standards of tort law. The producers, distributors and repairers of every product, from bread to computers, must conform to the tort law’s counsel of caution.” (Allen Linden, Canadian Tort Law)

The purpose of tort law is to compensate one person for the losses caused by another. You punch...