Nevada Jury Instructions: Grief, Sorrow, Pain, Suffering, Disfigurement; No Definite Standard
WRONGFUL DEATH; HEIR AS PLAINTIFF;
GRIEF, SORROW, PAIN, SUFFERING, DISFIGUREMENT; NO DEFINITE STANDARD
No definite standard [or method of calculation] is prescribed by law by which to fix reasonable compensation for grief or sorrow [or pain and suffering] [and disfigurement]. Nor is the opinion of any witness required as to the amount of such reasonable compensation. [Furthermore, the argument of counsel as to the amount of damages is not evidence of reasonable compensation.] In making an award for grief or sorrow [and] [,] [pain and suffering] [and disfigurement] you shall exercise your authority with clam and reasonable judgment and the damages you fix shall be just and reasonable in light of the evidence.
NEV. J.I. 10.17
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