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Kentucky Instructions to Juries (Civil)

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Kentucky Instructions to Juries provides examples of instructions that are uniform, concise and specific. You'll save time and practice confidently with convenient and authoritative instructions.

The Civil Instructions, prepared by John S. Palmore, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky, and revised by Donald P. Cetrulo, Former Director of the Administrative Office of the Court, cover civil instructions generally, including negligence, intentional torts, and other civil wrongs.

References to relevant cases following the sample instructions provide source material to aid the attorney in drafting final instructions. Commentary by the authors, provides essential background information, which explains the rationale for the language used in the instruction, and offers illuminating comparisons with similar or related instructions: making the commentary as important as the instructions themselves.

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Civil Instructions

Part I: General Principles

Chapter 13: General Principles (Civil Cases)

Part II: Negligence

Chapter 14: Definitions Relating to Negligence

Chapter 15: Animals

Chapter 16: Automobiles

Chapter 17: Electricity

Chapter 18: Elevators and Escalators

Chapter 19: Gas

Chapter 20: Hotel Accommodations

Chapter 21: Lawyer Malpractice

Chapter 22: Liability for the Conduct of Another

Chapter 23: Medical Malpractice

Chapter 24: Owners and Occupiers of Real Estate

Chapter 25: Railroads

Chapter 26: Watercraft

Part III: Intentional Torts

Chapter 27: Abuse of Legal Process

Chapter 28: Assault and Battery

Chapter 29: Conversion

Chapter 30: False Imprisonment

Chapter 31: Fraud and Negligent Misrepresentation

Chapter 32: Trespass

Part IV: Other Civil Instructions

Chapter 33: Agency

Chapter 34: Bailments

Chapter 35: Banks

Chapter 36: Carriers

Chapter 37: Cemeteries

Chapter 38: Contracts

Chapter 39: Damages

Chapter 40: Defamation and Privacy

Chapter 41: Eminent Domain

Chapter 42: Explosives

Chapter 43: Gifts

Chapter 44: Insurance

Chapter 45: Employment

Chapter 46: Joint Tortfeasors

Chapter 47: Land Disputes

Chapter 48: Nuisance

Chapter 49: Products Liability

Chapter 50: Wills

Chapter 51: Outrageous Conduct