Jury Verdicts and Settlements
Find out How Much Your Case Is Worth
Jury verdicts and settlements can be of great value when attempting to evaluate cases. The Law Library contains the following resources to assist in this evaluation.
O’Brien’s Evaluator KFC 57 .E93 (Compact)
Awards and settlements published annually. Factual and Injuries Indexes, under the Contents tab will direct users to case reports involving the type of case or injury of interest.
Personal Injury Valuation Handbooks KFC 310 .J87
Provides a system for determining an injury’s value and analysis of trends in jury verdicts awards, and reports verdict awards for personal injury cases. Use the index in Volume 1 to determine where cases involving the injury type of interest are found.
Trials Digest KFC 57 .A7 5T7 (Compact)
Reports awards and settlements from California cases. Publisher discontinued the print issues in 2013.
VerdictSearch KFC 57 .J88 (Compact)
Formerly Jury Verdicts Weekly. Reports awards and settlements from California cases. Publisher discontinued the print issues in 2019.
This publicly-accessible website provides information on verdicts for many states, and can be filtered by state, county, type of injury, and more. The Law Library offers subscription access when you are inside the library, but the free offerings are available anywhere and are surprisingly robust.
Jury Verdict Alert
Jury Verdict Alert presents civil jury verdicts for California. Included are jury verdicts, bench verdicts and arbitration awards from California.
This website allows keyword or subject searching and users can search for specific states, including California.
This material is intended as general information only. Your case may have factors requiring different procedures or forms. The information and instructions are provided for use in the Sacramento County Superior Court. Please keep in mind that each court may have different requirements. If you need further assistance consult a lawyer.