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.

Woman tortured to death by her fiancee, the father of her child. $41.6M. Los Angeles County.

Gruesome murder results in large punitive damages award following civil trial.

  • Case Name: Kasian v. Leibel
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, February 15, 2019

Inmate suffering heroin withdrawal dies in county jail. $1.6M. Monterey County.

Family says he told jail staff he was in withdrawal and they failed to provide medical care.

  • Case Name: Mark Vasquez Pajas, et al. v. County of Monterey, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, February 07, 2019

Passenger dies when vehicle collides with tractor-trailer parked alongside freeway. $11M. Los Angeles County.

Driver parks truck illegally alongside road to relieve himself and is struck by another truck.

  • Case Name: Karen Garcia and the Estate of Jose Antonio Garcia v. Tri-Modal Distribution Services Inc. and Jorge Garcia
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Wrongful termination at community college. $2.9M. Los Angeles County.

Cafeteria worker says her disability was not accommodated and that she was fired.

  • Case Name: Shirvanyan v. Los Angeles Community College District
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, December 18, 2018