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WPI155.14Special Verdict—Workers' Compensation

6A WAPRAC WPI 155.14Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Civil

6A Wash. Prac., Wash. Pattern Jury Instr. Civ. WPI 155.14 (7th ed.)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Civil
July 2019 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part XI. Workers' Compensation
Chapter 155. Workers' Compensation
WPI 155.14 Special Verdict—Workers' Compensation
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We, the jury, answer the questions submitted by the court as follows:
QUESTION 1:Was the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals correct in deciding that ?
ANSWER: (Write “yes” or “no”)
(DIRECTION: If you answered “yes” to Question 1, do not answer any further questions. If you answered “no” to Question 1, answer Question 2.)
QUESTION 2:(Prepare appropriate questions relating to elements of the specific case, such as aggravation, increase in disability, etc.)
(DIRECTION: Sign this verdict and notify the bailiff.)
Presiding Juror
Use this special verdict in workers' compensation actions. The blank line in Question 1 should be completed by summarizing the ultimate conclusions of the Board of Industrial Appeals. The remaining interrogatories to the jury should consist of questions relating to the elements of the case, such as aggravation, increase in disability, etc.
This instruction was numbered WPI 115.13 in past editions of the pattern instructions.
[Current as of November 2016.]
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