First Advisor

Barry F. Anderson

Date of Publication

1991

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology

Department

Psychology

Subjects

Liability (Law), Negligence, Causation

DOI

10.15760/etd.6083

Physical Description

1 online resource (67 p.)

Abstract

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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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/24278

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