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.

Verdict during pandemic in disputed-liability rear-ender. $253K. Orange County.

Jury trial held after court reopens during pandemic. Soft-tissue injury to neck leads to claim of tinnitus; liability and causation disputed.


  • Case Name: Nevarez v. Brutoco
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Insurer AAA fires employee who complained of harassment by supervisor. $360K arb award plus $504,783.47 in attorneys fees and $24,175.97 in costs.

Employee of 22 years complains of harassment followed by retaliatory termination.

  • Case Name: Keene v. American Automobile Association of Northern California, Nevada And Utah ("AAA")
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, September 21, 2020
  • Monday, 21 September 2020

Allstate disputes causation, need for surgery in UIM case. $151K arb award.

Airbag deploys in left-turn crash and plaintiff is briefly unconscious. Has pain injections and claims she will need neck surgery. Defense doc says pain is from degenerative conditions of her neck. 

  • Case Name: Ramirez v. Allstate
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, August 26, 2020
  • Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Truck driver's leg amputated after warehouse accident. $10.5M. Yolo County.

Trial is suspended in March when COVID-19 shuts down the courts; trial is completed in late June after jury deliberates without alternates.

  • Case Name: Bhupinder Singh and Reena Rani v. Capay Inc
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, July 06, 2020