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.

Police shooting results in wrongful death claim. Defense. Santa Clara County.

Police shoot a murder suspect, believing him to be armed.

  • Case Name: Jacquez v. City of San Jose, Jacob Morris
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, September 10, 2018

Semi-truck cuts off plaintiff. $3M. San Bernardino County.

Trucking company admitted liability but contested the extent of future medical damages. A large excess-liability policy was discovered during trial.

  • Case Name: Jillian Liwag v. Lowey Enterprises, Inc., et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, August 31, 2018

Contractors attempt to set up traffic break without CHP, resulting in crash. $5.5M. San Luis Obispo County.

Paving contractors need to move equipment from one side of highway to the other. They use their vehicles to set up a traffic break, resulting in a high-speed crash.

  • Case Name: Bruce v. Telfer Technologies, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, August 31, 2018

Chemical in Monsanto weed killers said to cause terminal illness. $289M. San Francisco County.

Battle of expert witnesses over whether Monsanto's products cause cancer and what the company knew but did not warn of.

  • Case Name: Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto Company
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, August 10, 2018