Providing the time-challenged practitioner with quick references to actual instructions given in civil cases, Civil Jury Instruction Handbook
includes selected jury instructions and verdict forms given in actual Washington state cases. The text categorizes instructions and verdict forms by subject matter and relevant issues, and includes:
- Verbatim reproductions of pattern instructions
- Significantly modified pattern instructions
- Completely original instructions
Commentary is included throughout the text to identify or provide a short note on the appropriate application of the instruction. Additionally, references assist practitioners in drawing upon databases to find additional examples.