California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI) (2017)

3903. Items of Economic Damage

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3903.Items of Economic Damage
The following are the specifi items of economic damages claimed by
[name of plaintiff]:
[Insert applicable instructions on items of economic damage.]
New September 2003
Directions for Use
This instruction may not be necessary in every case. For example, if the plaintiff is
not claiming any noneconomic damages, there would be no need to defin the
claimed damages as “economic.” If this instruction is used, it should be followed
by applicable instructions (see CACI Nos. 3903A through 3903N) concerning the
items of economic damage claimed by the plaintiff. These instructions should be
inserted into this instruction as sequentially numbered items.
Secondary Sources
5 Witkin, Summary of California Law (10th ed. 2005) Torts, §§ 53, 61, 62
California Tort Damages (Cont.Ed.Bar) Bodily Injury, § 1.5
15 California Forms of Pleading and Practice, Ch. 177, Damages (Matthew
Bender)
6 California Points and Authorities, Ch. 64, Damages: Tort (Matthew Bender)
1 California Civil Practice: Torts, § 5:4 (Thomson Reuters)
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