W. KEITH; C. MORGAN, M.D.
The article by Richman in this issue(1) provides a dispassionate and objective review of compensation for industrial disease. The question remains whether his suggestions for reform are sufficient. If not, are more radical measures needed?
Despite numerous statements from various government agencies, the frequency of industrial injury and illness in the United States remains conjectural. Nonetheless, there is reason to believe that data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the Environmental Protection Agency, and similar agencies inevitably err on the side of exaggeration. The appropriations for these agencies depend on their
KEITH W, MORGAN C. The Adversary System: Cui Bono?. Ann Intern Med. ;97:919–921. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-6-919
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(6):919-921.
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