Tort Actions

ORS 31.770
Inadmissibility of calculation of future earning potential based on race or ethnicity

  • jury instruction


A calculation of the projected future earning potential of the plaintiff that takes into account the race or ethnicity of the plaintiff is inadmissible in any civil action.


The court shall instruct the jury in a civil action involving a claim for projected future earnings that the jury may not consider the race or ethnicity of the plaintiff in determining whether to award damages for projected future earnings or the amount of damages for projected future earnings. [2018 c.11 §1]


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