The rules governing the sources of financial compensation that are available to accident victims vary widely between states. This report catalogues and explains the current liability rules and insurance regulations in all fifty-states. As an aid to understanding the patterns of rules within states, it classifies the states into ten groups, using a refinement of the traditional tort/no fault/add-on system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Vol. I: Who Pays How Much How Soon?, R-3050-ICJ; Vol. 2: Payments by Auto Insurers, R-3051-ICJ; and Vol. 3: Payments from All Sources, R-3052-ICJ.
  • Corporate Authors:

    RAND Corporation

    1776 Main Street, P.O. Box 2138
    Santa Monica, CA  United States  90407-2138
  • Authors:
    • HAMMITT, J K
    • Houchens, R L
    • Polin, S S
    • Rolph, J E
  • Publication Date: 1985

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00453669
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R-3053-ICJ
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1986 12:00AM