Research guides

Verdicts & Settlements

State & Federal

The following resources can be used to search verdicts and settlements across multiple state and federal jurisdictions.

Online Resources

Jury Verdict Review & Analysis
Subscription service. Offers a selection of case summaries for free, but must have a subscription to search and/or view full case reports.
Contains over 120,000 completed civil cases reported in various Jury Verdict Review & Analysis publications since 1980.

VerdictSearch ALM Media
Subscription service. Free 24 hour trial available.
VerdictSearch.com gives users access to a database of over 200,000 detailed case reports from around the nation. Users can perform a text search or use 15 separate search criteria, including injury, case type, name, jurisdiction, and expert.

Onsite Westlaw

Jury Verdicts & Settlements
Available on the library's Westlaw computers. Contains jury verdicts, judgments, settlements, and arbitrations from U.S. state and federal courts. Coverage varies by source. See scope notes for more information.
Use the By Circuit, By State, and By Topic links to restrict the search to a specific circuit, state, or topic. Award amount restrictions can be selected by filtering the search results. Select results may be unavailable due to licensing restrictions.

Print Resources

The National Jury Verdict Review and Analysis Jury Verdict Review Publications
Library has vol. 3 (1987/88) - vol. 29 (2014). Includes annual index.