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.

County of Los Angeles whistleblower. $257K.

African-American manager in LA County Tax Collector's office says he was retaliated against after blowing whistle on the activities of a senior manager.

  • Case Name: Winston v. County of Los Angeles
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Plaintiff suffers PTSD after vicious dog bite. $16,500. Los Angeles County.

Elderly man is attacked by dog while walking in front of defendant's house. PTSD causation is disputed.

  • Case Name: Ronald Rivkin v. Lynn Benjamin
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, November 04, 2021

Daughter of late Rev. Robt Schuller sues over property/props from a play she wrote and defendants produced in 2005. Defense verdict. Orange County.

Property from a 2005 stage play at the Crystal Cathedral remains in storage trailers for years. Plaintiff, who wrote the play, claims emotional injury from it being damaged.  

  • Case Name: Carol Schuller Milner v. Irvine Presbyterian Church dba The Crystal Cathedral and Crystal Cathedral Ministries
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Police sergeant claims retaliation by City of Los Angeles after prior lawsuit. $1.2M. Los Angeles County.

LAPD officer says the department retaliated against him becasue of a lawsuit he filed against the city in 2006.

  • Case Name: Richard Joaquin v City of Los Angeles
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, October 27, 2021