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Jurors in personal injury cases must quantify a plaintiff’s pain and suffering when awarding noneconomic damages. Plaintiff attorneys typically request that jurors award these damages either by suggesting a lump sum or by using a per diem calculation. McAuliff and Bornstein (2010) examined whether a per diem request or a lump sum request produces the largest jury awards for pain and suffering…