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Trends in Tort Litigation: Findings from the Institute for Civil Justice's Research

@inproceedings{Hensler1987TrendsIT,
  title={Trends in Tort Litigation: Findings from the Institute for Civil Justice's Research},
  author={D. Hensler},
  year={1987}
}
During the past year, insurers, manufacturers, physicians, consumer advocates, and trial attorneys have vigorously debated the costs and benefits of tort law as a mechanism for compensating and deterring injuries. The debate began with a perceived "insurance crisis," as liability insurance premiums, particularly for medical malpractice and commercial lines, increased sharply and insurance for some types of activities suddenly became unavailable at any price. When insurers linked rising rates… Expand

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