The well-off aren't accountable for their actions in society. You can get away with murder as long as you grease the right palms.
"Weren't they covered by our insurance policy?"
"Yeah, that doesn't mean we're paying out."
"They're gonna sue the pants off us. It could turn into an ugly class-action."
"No problem. Money talks, bullshit walks. At the end of the day we'll pay less to make it go away in court."