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Unformatted text preview: or so. The plaintiff was 32 at the time; tests for glaucoma are typically done only for people over the age of 40. Question if they didnt know what was wrong if they should have done the test? 1 in 25,000 under 40 will have glaucoma. The test is cheap, it is easy and it is decisive. Defense : Thomas F. Carey and Robert C. Laughlin Verdict : The defendents are liable because it would have been easy and cheap to do, and the law should protect even those at low risk. The woman is now basically blind so damages will then be determined. Law and Economics Notes :...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2007 for the course ECON 4040 taught by Professor Hay during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.
- Fall '07