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Published by Lawyers Cooperative Pub. in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • United States


  • Personal injuries -- United States.,
  • Wrongful death -- United States.,
  • Workers" compensation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Stevedores -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

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Includes index.

StatementMartin J. Norris.
LC ClassificationsKF1107 .N67 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1892070M
LC Control Number90061399

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