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.

Pesticide application at adjacent business sickens plaintiff, results in claimed long-term injuries. $8M. Los Angeles County.

Terminix exterminator sprays poison into wall cavity to kill roaches but the chemical fumes escape into adjoining unit and sicken plaintiff.

  • Case Name: Atlas Ferrera v. Terminix International, Inc. et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Low-impact rear-ender causes long-term pain and knee replacement claims; $507K. San Bernardino County.

Plaintiffs beat CCP 998 demand, while defense contends no causation of injury and no need for knee replacement.

  • Case Name: Diane Bassett-Smith and Latravis Farmer, Jr. v. Arcenia Flores
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Partial quadriplegia results when van is rear-ended. $21.5M jury verdict. Madera County.

Farm worker is sitting in back row of passenger van when it is rear-ended while stopped at a railroad crossing. Liability admitted.

  • Case Name: Maclovio v. Brewer
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, February 28, 2020

Freeway rear-ender caused by federal employee causes MTBI and neck strain. $4M bench verdict.

Multi-million-dollar bench trial award for non-economic damages including loss of consortium when plaintiff suffers MTBI in freeway rear-ender. Defense disputes impact of collision and claimed damages, both economic and non-economic. 

  • Case Name: Rufo v. United States
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, February 28, 2020