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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.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 232 pages ; 23 cm.
Series The Chicago series in law and society.
Chicago series in law and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-222) and index.
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.
Subject Personal injuries -- Social aspects -- United States.
Personal injuries -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Accident victims -- United States -- Psychology.
Torts -- Social aspects -- United States.
ISBN 9780226305042