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Even if women were harmed by DES, they are protected in the US by civil tort law. When there is a tragedy such as occurred with DES, the victims are given large compensatory rewards. These large damage awards teach the corporations that they will experience disastrous liability if they ignore safey.
B. NO, Fnley tells us just the opposite.
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Finley emphasizes the difficulty of pursuing a court case, the harassment by Defendants' attorneys, the humiliation and the alternative agendas women are put through. Most women have recovered very little, especially those who were severely damaged. Finley concludes in dismay that "economically speaking, a woman's reproductive capacity is virtualy worthless." See p. 75.
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