Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions -- Civil

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Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions -- Civil is essential content for civil litigators. These instructions are prepared and updated by the Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases. Illinois Supreme Court Rule 239(a) prescribes the use of Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions in civil cases. Jury instructions provide a roadmap of the elements essential to proving and defending a civil cause of action. This softcover volume with CD covers topics including damages, contracts, motor vehicles and actions based on statutes.

Table of Contents

Cautionary and General

1.00 GENERAL CAUTIONARY INSTRUCTIONS

2.00 INSTRUCTIONS DURING TRIA
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3.00 GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

4.00 INSTRUCTIONS RECOMMENDED NOT TO BE GIVEN



Failure to Testify or Produce Evidence

5.00 FAILURE TO TESTIFY OR PRODUCE EVIDENCE



Negligence- Risk- Misconduct- Proximate Cause

10.00 NEGLIGENCE AND ORDINARY CARE

11.00 CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

12.00 SPECIFIC FACTORS AFFECTING NEGLIGENCE AND CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

13.00 ASSUMPTION OF RISK

14.00 WILLFUL AND WANTON CONDUCT

15.00 PROXIMATE CAUSE



Issues- Burden of Proof

20.00 ISSUES IN THE CASE

21.00 BURDEN OF PROOF

22.00 BURDEN OF PROOF- RES IPSA LOQUITUR

23.00 ADMITTED LIABILITY



Damages

30.00 DAMAGE INSTRUCTIONS

31.00 DAMAGES- WRONGFUL DEATH

32.00 INJURY TO SPOUSE AND FAMILY MEMBERS

33.00 DAMAGES- MITIGATION

34.00 DAMAGES- FUTURE DAMAGES- LENGTH OF TIME

DAMAGES WILL CONTINUE- DISCOUNT OF DAMAGES- MORTALITY TABLES

35.00 PUNITIVE DAMAGES

36.00 NO LIABILITY- NO DAMAGES



Multiple Parties and Pleadings- Verdict Forms

41.00 MULTIPLE PARTIES AND PLEADINGS

45.00 FORMS OF VERDICTS



Agency

50.00 AGENCY



Construction Negligence

55.00 CONSTRUCTION NEGLIGENCE



Statutory Violations

60.00 STATUTORY VIOLATIONS



Motor Vehicles

70.00 MOTOR VEHICLES

72.00 AUTOMOBILE GUESTS- JOINT ENTERPRISE- PASSENGERS

73.00 RAILROAD CROSSINGS



Particularized Standards of Conduct

100.00 COMMON CARRIERS

105.00 PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE

110.00 ANIMALS

115.00 ULTRAHAZARDOUS ACTIVITIES



Owners and Occupiers of Land

120.00 PREMISES

125.00 LIABILITY FOR FALLS ON SNOW AND ICE

128.00 CONCLUDING PARAGRAPHS- NO CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE-CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE- AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE

130.00 LANDLORD AND TENANT

135.00 ABUTTING PROPERTY OWNER

140.00 MUNICIPALITY



Actions Based on Statutes

150.00 DRAM SHOP ACT

155.00 THE DRUG OR ALCOHOL IMPAIRED MINOR RESPONSIBILITY ACT

160.00 FEDERAL EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT

170.00 SAFETY APPLIANCE AND BOILER INSPECTION ACTS

180.00 STRUCTURAL WORK ACT

185.00 MAGNUSON- MOSS ACT

200.00 WILL CONTEST

205.00 TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE WITH EXPECTANCY

250.00 RETALITORY DISCHARGE

300.00 EMINENT DOMAIN

400.00 STRICT PRODUCT LIABILITY

500.00 IMPLIED ("ACTIVE-PASSIVE") INDEMNITY

600.00 CONTRIBUTION



Contracts

700.00 CONTRACTS

710.00 LIABILITY INSURANCE

800.00 FRAUD AND DECEIT

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