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Injury Impoverished

Workplace Accidents, Capitalism, and Law in the Progressive Era (Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society)

Nate Holdren

The late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century US economy maimed and killed employees at an astronomically high rate, while the legal system left the injured and their loved ones with little recourse. In the 1910s, US states enacted workers' compensation laws, which required employers to pay a portion of the financial costs of workplace injuries....
Publish Date
2020
May 28
Goodreads rating
4.57
ISBN
9781108488709
Recommendations
1
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Oct 24, 2020
@n_hold @JohnFabianWitt An admirable book, and John is admirably gracious      source