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.

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

Wrongful termination of senior manager. $4M. San Diego County.

Company's controller is fired after five months of employment; she claims retaliation.

  • Case Name: Shujun Qiu v. Three Rivers Provider Network, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Fired employee wins defamation case. $4.9M.

Employer says manager was an at-will employee. Employee says his ex-boss branded him a thief.


  • Case Name: James Jordan v. Wonderful Citrus Packing, LLC
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, October 10, 2019