CACI No. 3903. Items of Economic Damage

Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (2023 edition)

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3903.Items of Economic Damage
The following are the specific 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 define 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 (11th ed. 2017) Torts, §§ 159, 169, 170
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)
California Civil Practice: Torts § 5:4 (Thomson Reuters)

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