California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI) (2017)

3905. Items of Noneconomic Damage

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3905.Items of Noneconomic Damage
The following are the specifi items of noneconomic damages claimed by
[name of plaintiff]:
[Insert applicable instructions on items of noneconomic damage.]
New September 2003
Directions for Use
This instruction may not be needed in every case. For example, if the plaintiff is
not claiming any economic damages, there is no need to defin the claimed
damages as “noneconomic.” If this instruction is used, it should be followed by
applicable instructions concerning the items of noneconomic 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
4 Levy et al., California Torts, Ch. 74, Resolving Multiparty Tort Litigation, § 74.04
(Matthew Bender)
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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