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.

Cal State Park officers go skinny-dipping at beach wedding, only Hispanic officer is disciplined. $325K. Orange County.

Hispanic State Parks officer goes skinny-dipping with white officers at wedding on the beach.  He is later subject to discipline while white officers are not.

  • Case Name: Ennio Rocca v. California Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Contractor assaulted at commercial property claims brain injury. $1.9M. Orange County.

Contractor is assaulted at commercial property after argument with property manager, claims traumatic brain injury.

  • Case Name: Juan Murillo v. Walsworth Property Management, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, March 04, 2021

Motorcyclist hit by left-turning company truck. $23,720,996 at in-person bench trial. Los Angeles County.

This was the first in-person personal injury Bench trial in Los Angeles County since the COVID-19 shutdown in March 2020. In his decision, the judge said, "The court will not split the baby as between the two requests but will – but rather will award an amount appropriate based upon the evidence.”

  • Case Name: Steeve Rojas, et al. v. Hajoca Corporation, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Insurer disputes extent of injury and treatment after rear-ender UIM claim. $985K. San Joaquin County.

Insurer disputes necessity for lumbar surgery in UIM claim before it pays policy limits in arbitration award.

  • Case Name: Michael Gogue v. James River Insurance Company
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
  • Tuesday, 22 December 2020