Accidentally, On Purpose by Ken Dornstein
The Making of a Personal Injury Underworld in America

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Accidentally on Purpose is the first book to document the making of America's most peculiar criminal underworld. Not centered on the traditional activities of organized crime, this improbable underworld has been built from the raw material of faked personal injuries.

About Ken Dornstein

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Ken Dornstein has been published in the New Yorker and has received twoYaddo artist residencies. He is the Series Editor at PBS's Frontline andlives near Boston with his wife and two children.
Published November 15, 1996 by Palgrave Macmillan. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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their aggressive marketing of new types of insurance policies (life insurance was once unheard of) created opportunities for fraud and reinforced the idea that someone should always be held financially responsible for accidents.

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