Portland State University. Department of Psychology
Barry F. Anderson
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology
Liability (Law), Negligence, Causation
1 online resource (67 p.)
This study investigated the effect of arguments for and against defendant's behavior being negligent and for and against defendant's behavior being a cause of damages to the plaintiff. The findings were (a) that negligence arguments affected negligence ratings, causation ratings, and verdicts and (b) that causation arguments affected none of the measures.
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Blanchard, David K., "The effects of negligence and causation information on jurors' determination of liability" (1991). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4199.
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