Medicine: Personality at the Wheel

As damage suits for personal injuries suffered in auto accidents increase in number and produce greatly swollen sums in settlement, many a U.S. lawyer has become as familiar with Gray's Anatomy as with Blackstone. Now he is likely to start studying Freud as well. Last week, as 1,800 members of the National Association of Claimants' Counsel of America met in Denver to bone up on medicine, they heard the clearest descriptions yet offered of the psychological types that are most, and least, likely to crack up their cars.

After a study of hundreds of...

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