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.

Motorcycle crashes into left-turning auto. $5.3M. Santa Clara County.

Driver pulls out of parking lot and crosses traffic lanes to turn left in front of oncoming motorcycle.

  • Case Name: Carlos Diaz v. Shemin Gau
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Low-speed crash at 4-way stop. $513K. Los Angeles County.

Eggshell plaintiff's car is struck at intersection at low impact.

  • Case Name: William Ochoa v. County of Los Angeles
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Hot coffee spill in McDonald's drive-thru. $145K. San Diego County.

Yes, this really is another McDonald's hot-coffee case (the famous case was back in 1994). Plaintiff won against the owner-operator of the McDonald's restaurant.

  • Case Name: Ortiz v. McDonald's
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Rear-ender results in UIM arbitration award. $59K. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff says the impact caused neck and back problems; defendant disputes extent of injury and necessity of treatment.

  • Case Name: Jesus Lopez v. Allstate Indemnity Company
  • Monday, 28 October 2019