Nevada Jury Instructions: Imputed Negligence; Family Member; Dispute As To Permission


An owner of a motor vehicle is liable for any damages [proximate] [legally] resulting from the [negligence] [willful misconduct] of [his] [her] [wife] [husband] [son] [daughter] [father] [mother] [brother] [sister] [immediate family member] in driving and operating the vehicle upon a highway with the owner’s express or implied permission.

If you find defendant is liable, you must then determine whether or not he was driving with the express or implied permission of defendant(s) If you find that the defendant did not have such permission, then your verdict must be in favor of defendant(s) .

But if you find that such permission, express or implied, had been given, you must find defendant(s) also liable.

NEV J.I. 5.07




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