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SCV: Courts must alleviate jury confusion (access required)

When a jury asked whether they could award “legal fees” as compensatory damages, the circuit court abused its discretion by declining to answer the question and simply telling them they had to enter a numeral on the verdict form. Background Plaintiff Garrick Blount alleges that, while Blount was walking his dog, Defendant Beverly Mack approached him, ...