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.

Catholic-school teacher's contract not renewed after maternity leave. $3.6M. Los Angeles County.

Teacher says termination after pregnancy leave was retaliation; church says it was due to her performance. 

  • Case Name: Liggins v. Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Father Michael Tang, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, November 01, 2018

Retaliation claimed when fire marshal is fired. $4M. Los Angeles County.

Fire marshal says he cited unsafe buildings and was later terminated; City says he was unable to get along with other employees.

  • Case Name: Jason Briley v. City of West Covina
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Grieving mother's deceased baby is cremated without her knowledge or consent $1.1M. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff says LA Coroner did not follow the law when cremating her infant's body without her permission.

  • Case Name: Yvette Diaz v. County of Los Angeles
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, October 26, 2018

Three whistle-blowing employees of FedEx claim unsafe airplane repairs. $8M. Los Angeles County.

Employees say they complained about unsafe aircraft repair and repairs that were signed off on but never done, and then were retaliated against.

  • Case Name: Gruzalski et al. v. Federal Express Corporation et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, October 19, 2018