California Jury Verdicts

Jury Verdict Alert presents civil jury verdicts for California. Included are jury verdicts, bench verdicts and arbitration awards from both Northern California and Southern California.

Jury verdict reports for the California courts are based on information provided by the attorneys. We use our best effort to validate the jury verdict report with attorneys for both the plaintiff and defendant, but readers are advised to validate the information themselves before relying upon it.

Referral fee agreement becomes issue when plaintiff attorney refers wrongful death case; says he was screwed out of agreed fee. $78,000. San Joaquin County.

When plaintiff's attorney refers wrongful death case to well-known trial lawyer he later becomes a plaintiff himself; says written agreement on referral fee was breached.

  • Case Name: Reeve v. Meleyco
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Decedent's mesothelioma caused by father's employment. $12.9M. Alameda County.

Father brings asbestos fibers home from workplace on his clothing. Son dies as an adult.

  • Case Name: Lanette Louise Lopez, et. al., v. The Hillshire Brands Company
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Defense verdict for City of Carlsbad in excessive force case. San Diego County.

Angry words between a civilian and police officer turn into an arrest, with police accused of excessive force after plaintiff tries to flee.

  • Case Name: Cindy Michelle Hahn and Brandon Hahn v. City of Carlsbad, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, August 03, 2017

Plaintiff injured when friendly bartender jumps on him. $148K. Orange County.

New Year's day celebration takes an unexpected turn at local pub.

  • Case Name: Kuzmic v. Silky Sullivan's Restaurant and Irish Pub
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, August 02, 2017