DEEP-POCKETS EFFECT

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A theory that says juries are influenced by the wealth of a defendant when they assess compensatory damages.

DEEP-POCKETS EFFECT: "The deep-pockets effect gives more compensation to a wealthy defendant."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEEP-POCKETS EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deep-pockets-effect/ (accessed August 15, 2022).

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