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GENERAL VERDICT CONCERNING NEGLIGENCE ALONG WITH SPECIAL VERDICT CONCERNING CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE; VERDICT FOR PLAINTIFF

We, the jury in the above-entitled action, find for the plaintiff and against the defendant and, without reduction for plaintiff’s contributory negligence, if any, assess the total amount of the plaintiff’s damages at $          .

Having found for the plaintiff and against the defendant, we further find:

  1. The percentage of negligence on the part of the plaintiff which was a [proximate] [legal] cause of the plaintiff’s injury was………………………………………………………………. %
  1. The percentage of negligence on the part of the defendant, which was a [proximate] [legal] cause

of the plaintiff’s injury was………………………………………………………….. %

TOTAL…………………………………………… 100%

DATED this______ day of___________ , 200

FOREMAN

NEV. J.I. 12.03

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