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.

Server, age 59, tripped up at charity function. $1.3 million. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff server at Spago in Beverly Hills trips over a tripod at a banquet, sues the videographer who set it up.

  • Case Name: Cynthia Forgays v. Jorge Vivo
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Manufacturing plant supervisor suffers multiple injuries on the job, later fired. $15M. Los Angeles County.

Manufacturing plant supervisor takes a lot of time off due to on-the-job injuries; he's demoted, later fired.  Company says he was soliciting bribes from vendors.

  • Case Name: Astorga v. Snap-On Logistics
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Ford Motor Credit Company's wrongful credit reporting kills mortgage refinance. $379K. Los Angeles County.

Co-signer on an auto loan says Ford misreported payment and other credit information; that it damaged his credit score and prevented a mortgage refi.  Asks for emotional distress and punitive damages.

  • Case Name: Patrick Kealy v. Ford Motor Credit Company, LLC
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, August 25, 2017

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