Civil Jury Instructions--ONLINE

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The only full set of civil jury instructions in Canada

This publication is essential for: Canadian trial judges and litigators working with civil juries

Current to: December 1, 2022

Jury trials involve an immense amount of work, especially when it comes to researching and writing charges. With approximately 100 standard, plain language instructions on jury trial procedure, evidence, torts, defences, and damages, Civil Jury Instructions does the heavy lifting for you. User notes and annotations to the instructions alert you to the relevant legal authorities, provide warnings, and offer alternative language. Checklists, sample questions, and a user guide help you effectively prepare for your jury trial.

With an online subscription to Civil Jury Instructions, your firm will be able to:

  • conveniently access detailed guidance at any time and from any location, search for relevant information, link directly to significant legislation, case law, and websites, and download precedents
  • understand the specific evidence required to prove a particular action or defence
  • save time researching, drafting, and updating your collection of civil jury instructions
  • effectively prepare for trial

Subscribe today and communicate clearly to civil juries! View a sample from this book!

Highlights of the 2022 Update include:

  • Highlights of the 2023 Update include:

    • new and revised jury instructions:

      • revised and reorganized chapter on loss of future earning capacity: three-step process to assess loss of earning capacity as set out in BCCA 2021 trilogy Dornan v. Silva, Rab v. Prescott, Los v. Vos, and Steinlauf v. Deol (BCCA) (2022)

      • expanded instruction on plaintiff's failure to call expert evidence to show hospital failed to meet required standard of care where failure obvious

      • new instruction on test for award of future care costs

      • new instruction discussing punitive damages for insurer's breach of duty of good faith

    • new case annotations: 

      • Little v. Schlyecher (BCCA) (2020) on upper limit on general damages set out in Andrews trilogy

      • Little v. Schlyecher (BCCA) (2020) on deferential standard of review of jury awards

      • Warlow v. Sadeghi (BCCA) (2021) on testimony required for plaintiff to prove they would not have consented to medical procedure/treatment had they been fully aware of risks

      • Sheoran v. Nield (BCSC) (2022) on determination of what constitutes "reasonable" in hospital's required standard of care

      • Costello v. ITB Marine Group Ltd. (BCCA) (2021) on necessity of examining factual context in determining whether defendant employer had changed fundamental term of employment contract

Annual subscription rates are based on firm size. A monthly payment option is available.

Online subscribers can purchase a print copy of Civil Jury Instructions for 35% off its regular price.

Firm Size Price/year*
Solo $190
2 to 4 $231
5 to 9 $266
10 to 19 $321
20 to 39 $366
40 to 69 $401
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