HUBERT WINSTON SMITH; HARRY C. SOLOMON
We can think of no more vexed or vexatious law-medicine problem than the proper appraisal and just compensation of so-called "traumatic neurosis."1 Our intent is not to hack and hew, first with the scientific sword and then with the legal axe. We shall attempt, with some doubts, the more delicate and difficult task of weaving scientific and legal threads into a garment, albeit a Joseph's coat, which jurist, trial lawyer and expert witness may all wear with some degree of satisfaction.
A person who seeks compensation for traumatic neurosis must find some foundation for liability, and his legal
SMITH HW, SOLOMON HC. TRAUMATIC NEUROSES IN COURT1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;21:367–401. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-3-367
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