AIDS Phobia, Public Health Warnings, and Lawsuits: Deterring Harm or Rewarding Ignorance?
Mariner, Wendy K.
American Journal of Public Health 1995 November; 85(11): 1562-1568
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Mariner, Wendy K. (1995-11)Courts in more than a dozen states have decided cases in which a person has claimed money damages for his or her fear of getting acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Although most courts have rejected such claims in ...
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