Compensation Crazy Do we Blame and Claim Too Much?
Big compensation pay-outs make the headlines. New style 'claims centres' advertise for accident victims promising 'when there's blame, there's a claim.' Many commentators fear Britain is experiencing a US-style compensation craze. But what's wrong with holding employers and businesses to account? Or are we now too ready to reach for our lawyers and to find someone to blame when things go wrong?