4 edition of Environmental coverage from interpretation to litigation found in the catalog.
Environmental coverage from interpretation to litigation
TIPS Meeting (1990 Chicago, Ill.)
1991 by Tort and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English
|Statement||drawn from papers presented at TIPS Annual Meeting, August 1990, Chicago, Illinois.|
|Contributions||American Bar Association. Tort and Insurance Practice Section.|
|LC Classifications||KF1220.P5 T56 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 316 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||316|
|LC Control Number||91055168|
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