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  •  Depends (3+ / 0-)
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    On the age of the person in question, were they healthy, what was their life expectancy, (sometimes) what is their potential future lifetime earning power, and of course possible punitive factors associated with whatever killed them.

    In the US, generally a few million dollars I think.

    (-5.50,-6.67): Left Libertarian
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    by Sparhawk on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 09:06:59 AM PST

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    •  Not my point. (1+ / 0-)
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      I was wondering if, for example, WalMart puts a lower price on the life of a supply worker than Target, for example.  Or how import retailers compare to US-based manufacturers.

      A detailed study of that might just make the evening news.

      Early to rise and early to bed Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead. --Not Benjamin Franklin

      by Boundegar on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 11:49:21 AM PST

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