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Principles of Compensation in the Legal System

Principles of Compensation in the Legal System

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Principles of Compensation in the Legal System
The American Legal system, or ALS, has greatly altered the way it handles tort liability. The ALS often considers tort liability cases as a means for people to get compensation.
At its current state, The ALS grant awards in liability cases based on specific factors of the case. In certain tort liability cases there are a range of awards. For example, a person that loses the use of a limb may receive a judgement that falls within a specific range. 
However, there are also awards based on the psychological anguish associated with a case. Often however, the amounts awarded in tort liability cases are considered arbitrary because no amount of money can compensate for cases that involve real pain and suffering.
Regardless of the type of tort case, class action or individual, the ALS is working to ensure that the system is not abused. Tort reform will allow efforts to strive for  a more efficient legal system in which the victims, and the accused can enjoy equal treatment by the law. In addition, frivolous lawsuits will be all but eliminated.

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