The Virginia Tech massacre, the BP oil spill, the 2008 financial crisis, 9/11, Agent Orange. These disasters all involved extensive compensation for tragic losses.
In each instance, Kenneth R. Feinberg, one of the nation’s leading lawyers, was asked to step in as an objective third party to dole out allocated funds. In Who Gets What: Fair Compensation After Tragedy and Financial Upheaval, Feinberg chronicles his experience overseeing compensation funds for the past 30 years.
Click here for an excerpt and an interview with the author.
A previous title by Feinberg, What Is Life Worth? The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11, is also available in the library’s collection.