Asbestos claims: the decision to use workers' compensation and tort
Robert I. Field, Richard A. Victor, Richard B. Victor, Workers Compensation Research Institute (Cambridge, Mass.)
Workers Compensation Research Institute, Sep 1, 1988 - Law - 26 pages
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