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Jury Verdict Reports on Lexis and Westlaw:
On Lexis, VERDCT; ALLVER includes more than 40 individual files that provide jury verdict and settlement information, some with coverage from 1984 forward. Most of the individual files are state specific. A few are national in scope. This combination of databases allows for a search across all of the files simultaneously. Also, each of the files can be searched separately. To see a list of the files on Lexis, type "jury verdicts" in the "Find a Source" box.
On Westlaw, the LRP-JV database contains
similar information, national in scope, some with coverage from 1987 forward.
Five additional databases that contain jury verdict and settlement information
are (1) ATLA-JV; national in scope (2) VST; national in scope (3)
CA-JV; Superior Courts and the U.S. District Courts in California
(4) FL-JV; Florida Circuit Courts and the U.S. District Courts in Florida,
and (5) JVN; Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. To see a
list of files on Westlaw, use "Search for Database" and type "jury verdicts."
On the New Westlaw, use "Find a Database," then "other," and type "jury
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