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.

San Luis Obispo environmental scientist defamed in newspaper article. $1.1 million. San Luis Obispo County.

Activist local news publication runs defamatory story about local man and his business, refuses demand for retraction. 

  • Case Name: Charles Tenborg v. CalCoastNews/UncoveredSLO.com, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Insurance company adds to family's woes after extensive water damage; bad faith. $1.3 million. Los Angeles County.

Burglars said to leave the tub running and water severely damages the house.

  • Case Name: Steven Lopez v. IDS Ameriprise
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Rear-ender with back injury and surgery. $1 million. Ventura County.

Liability is admitted but extent of injury and care is disputed.

  • Case Name: Mayra Silva v. James Allen Ramos
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, March 17, 2017

Wrongful death in hotel room. $5 million settlement after bench verdict. Los Angeles County.

Man dies in hotel room from carbon monoxide poisoning; faulty pool heater blamed.

  • Case Name: Ruf v. Palm Canyon Hotels, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, March 06, 2017