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Nevada Jury Instructions

Nevada Jury Instructions Note:  these are not official Nevada jury instructions.  Many of them pre-date the 2011 official instructions and are a mix of internally-crafted instructions and those in the pre-2011 set.  Use with caution. NEV. J.I. 1.0 DUTY OF JUDGE AND JURY NEV. J.I. 1.01 USE OF INSTRUCTIONS NEV. J.I. 1.02 MASCULINE FORM OF… Continue reading Nevada Jury Instructions

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Nevada Jury Instructions: General Verdict Concerning Negligence Along With Special Verdict Concerning Contributory Negligence; Verdict For Plaintiff

GENERAL VERDICT CONCERNING NEGLIGENCE ALONG WITH SPECIAL VERDICT CONCERNING CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE; VERDICT FOR PLAINTIFF We, the jury in the above-entitled action, find for the plaintiff and against the defendant and, without reduction for plaintiff’s contributory negligence, if any, assess the total amount of the plaintiff’s damages at $          . Having found for the plaintiff and… Continue reading Nevada Jury Instructions: General Verdict Concerning Negligence Along With Special Verdict Concerning Contributory Negligence; Verdict For Plaintiff

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Nevada Jury Instructions: General Verdict With Special Findings; Strict Products Liability Action

GENERAL VERDICT WITH SPECIAL FINDINGS; STRICT PRODUCTS LIABILITY ACTION We further find as follows on the particular questions of fact herein: Question No. 1: Did the defendant [manufacture, sell, etc.] the product in question? Answer “yes” or “no.” Answer: _______________________________________________ Question No. 2: Was the product defective? Answer “yes” or “no.” Answer: _______________________________________________ Question No.… Continue reading Nevada Jury Instructions: General Verdict With Special Findings; Strict Products Liability Action

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Nevada Jury Instructions: General Verdict Form; Verdict For Plaintiff; Optional Special Verdict On Past And Future Damages

GENERAL VERDICT FORM; VERDICT FOR PLAINTIFF; OPTIONAL SPECIAL VERDICT ON PAST AND FUTURE DAMAGES  We, the jury in the above-entitled action, find for the plaintiff and against the defendant[s] and assess the total amount of the plaintiff’s damages at $ . [We further find that the total amount of the plaintiff’s damages is divided into… Continue reading Nevada Jury Instructions: General Verdict Form; Verdict For Plaintiff; Optional Special Verdict On Past And Future Damages

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Nevada Jury Instructions: Concluding Instruction; General Verdict With Special Findings

CONCLUDING INSTRUCTION; GENERAL VERDICT CONCERNING NEGLIGENCE ALONG WITH SPECIAL VERDICT CONCERNING CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE, IF ANY When you retire to consider your verdict, you must select one of your number to act as foreman, who will preside over your deliberation and will be your spokesman here in court. During your deliberation, you will have all the… Continue reading Nevada Jury Instructions: Concluding Instruction; General Verdict With Special Findings

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Nevada Jury Instructions: Concluding Instruction; General Verdict With Special Findings

CONCLUDING INSTRUCTION; GENERAL VERDICT WITH SPECIAL FINDINGS During your deliberation, you will have all the exhibits which were admitted into evidence, these written instructions and forms of verdict which have been prepared for your convenience. In civil actions, three-fourths of the total number of jurors may find and return a verdict. This is a civil… Continue reading Nevada Jury Instructions: Concluding Instruction; General Verdict With Special Findings

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Nevada Jury Instructions: Concluding Instruction; General Verdict Only

CONCLUDING INSTRUCTION; GENERAL VERDICT ONLY During your deliberation, you will have all the exhibits which were admitted into evidence, these written instructions and forms of verdict which have been prepared for your convenience. In civil actions, three-fourths of the total number of jurors may find and return a verdict. This is a civil action. As… Continue reading Nevada Jury Instructions: Concluding Instruction; General Verdict Only

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