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Automobile accident claims constitute a significant proportion of the personal injury bar’s work, insurance defense work, and the state jury trial caseload, comprising 50% of all tort filings and 42% of all tort jury trials in state courts of general jurisdiction (Ostrom and colleagues, 1996). While a plaintiff’s broken bone can be demonstrated through X-rays, whiplash (soft tissue or connective-tissue) injuries do not show up on common medical tests. Hans and Vadino (2007) surveyed 600 prospective jurors concerning their attitudes…