Plaintiff__________________________ is the personal representative of

________________________ , deceased.

If, under the court’s instructions, you find that plaintiff____________ is

entitled to a verdict against the defendant, you must then award him damages in an amount that will reasonably compensate the estate for any special damages, such as medical expenses, which the decedent incurred before his death, and funeral expenses, provided that you find that such damages were actually suffered by the estate and were [proximately] [legally] caused by the act or omission upon which you base your finding of liability.

[Plaintiff__________________________________ is also entitled to recover, on behalf of

the estate, any penalties that the decedent would have recovered if he had lived.]

NEV. J.I. 10.18

NRS 41.085(5)


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