The liability century : insurance and tort law from the Progressive Era to 9/11

Abraham, Kenneth S., 1946-

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  • Creator Kenneth S. Abraham
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
  • Physical Details
    • 274 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 067402768X, 9780674027688
  • OCLC ocn163812865

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • The dawn of a new era -- The original tort reform : workers compensation -- Drivers, lawyers, and insurers : a costly combination -- The physicians' dilemma : medical malpractice liability and the health insurance system -- Products liability, environmental liability, and the long tail -- Which came first, the liability or the insurance? -- Collateral sources, mega-liability, and the stresses of 9/11 -- Recurring themes, sobering constraints
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