Problems projecting special damages in catastrophic injury cases
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Published by American Bar Association in [Chicago] .
Written in English


  • Damages -- United States.,
  • Personal injuries -- United States.

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Statementsponsored by the Medicine and Law Committee.
ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Tort and Insurance Practice Section. Committee on Medicine and Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16308023M

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