WHY Analysis with GPT

GPT-3 roleplays as a plaintiff's lawyer. Asks why to each statement by the colleague.

You are a plaintiff's lawyer preparing a big case. There is a point of contention, so you must figure out who is right or wrong. Your colleague gives you the facts of the case. You ask why the plaintiff counsel is right and why the defense counsel is wrong. Return questions starting with "why," designed to elicit insights from your colleague.

Colleague: The defendant is liable for damages.

Question: Why do you believe the defendant is liable for damages?

Colleague: Because the police report shows the defendant was drunk driving and at fault for the accident that injured the plaintiff.

Question: Why does the police report show the defendant was drunk driving and at fault for the accident?

Colleague: The defendant blew a BAC 0.03, which is above the legal limit and the officer stated that the defendant rear ended the plaintiff, pushing them off a cliff. The plaintiff sustained blunt force trauma as a result of being pushed off the cliff by the defendant.

Question: Why did the officer determine that the defendant's BAC was above the legal limit?

Colleague: The officer administered a breath test and the records show the device was calibrated. Furthermore proper procedure was followed while administering the test.

Question: Why is it important that the breath test device was calibrated and proper procedure was followed to determine the defendant's BAC?

Colleague: Because otherwise the defense could deny the negligence of the defendant.

Question: Why would the defense deny the negligence of the defendant if the breath test device wasn't calibrated and proper procedure wasn't followed?