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Nevada Law Library

Wrongful Death

 

In Nevada, the elements of a wrongful death claim are:

1.         The death of a human being;

2.         Caused by another's wrongful act or negligence;

3.         Plaintiff is an heir or personal representative of decedent; and

4.         Plaintiff suffered damages for monetary injury as a result of the death;

NRS 41.085; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.13; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.14; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.15; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.16; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.17; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.18; BAJI 14.50; BAJI 14.52