The effect of lifting the blindfold from civil juries charged with apportioning damages in modified comparative fault cases: An empirical study of the alternatives.

Leibman, J. H., Bennett, R. B., Jr., & Fetter, R. (1998). The effect of lifting the blindfold from civil juries charged with apportioning damages in modified comparative fault cases: An empirical study of the alternatives. American Business Law Journal, 35, 373-401.

Jury attributions of fault and damages influenced by knowledge of cap on plaintiff’s responsibility. When informed, juries assigned lower fault to plaintiff and more frequently awarded damages, but no impact on award amounts.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1744-1714.1998.tb01009.x/abstract