CACI No. 3905. Items of Noneconomic Damage

Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (2023 edition)

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3905.Items of Noneconomic Damage
The following are the specific 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 define 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
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
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)
California Civil Practice: Torts § 5:4 (Thomson Reuters)

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