Nevada Jury Instructions: Wrongful Death; Personal Representative As Plaintiff; Special Damage And Penalties


Plaintiff is the personal representative of, deceased.

If, under the court’s instructions, you find that plaintiff is

entitled to a verdict against the defendant, you must then award him damages in an amount that will reasonably compensate the estate for any special damages, such as medical expenses, which the decedent incurred before his death, and funeral expenses, provided that you find that such damages were actually suffered by the estate and were [proximately] [legally] caused by the act or omission upon which you base your finding of liability.

[Plaintiff is also entitled to recover, on behalf of

the estate, any penalties that the decedent would have recovered if he had lived.]

NEV. J.I. 10.18

NRS 41.085(5)



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