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Author Engel, David M., author

Title The myth of the litigious society : why we don't sue / David M. Engel
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource ( 232 pages.)
Series Chicago series in law and society
Chicago series in law and society.
Contents The case of the missing plaintiff -- "Like it or lump it" -- How real people experience injuries -- "You think with your body" -- Theories, models, dogs, and fleas -- Causation, cognition, and injury -- The physical environment of injuries -- The social and cultural environment of injuries -- The influence of others and the decision to lump -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-222) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Personal injuries -- Social aspects -- United States.
Personal injuries -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Accident victims -- United States -- Psychology.
Torts -- Social aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780226305189 (electronic bk.)
022630518X (electronic bk.)