Dram Shop Liability Articles

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Former Police Detective Convicted of DUI

A former Houston area local police detective was convicted recently for driving while intoxicated.  The trial of the former officer occurred in Harris County Criminal Court in Houston, Texas.     According to reports, on the night of June 4, 2021, an off-duty officer was driving her vehicle in the center turn lane and crashed into…

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A SINGLE MOTHER DIED ON JUNE 11, 2022, AS A RESULT OF AN ALLEGED INTOXICATED MOTORCYCLIST THAT CAUSED A FATAL CRASH

On June 11th, 2022, at approximately 2:25 a.m., Austin Police Department officers responded to the 3600 block of S IH-35 SB for a crash between a vehicle and a woman in the roadway. 32-year-old Katy Trejo was a passenger on a motorcycle traveling south when she fell off. She was hit by two passing vehicles…

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Midtown Night Club Sued for $20,000,000.00 for Overserving Houston Man

Eleven Eleven Nightclub in Houston, Texas, is being sued for the wrongful death of Jesslyn Zuniga. According to the lawsuit, Ms. Zuniga was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Herminio Orozco, who was heavily intoxicated at the time. Allegedly, Orozco collided with another vehicle at high speed, ejecting Jesslyn Zuniga from Orozco’s vehicle and…

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PARENTS OF DECEASED IN A WRONG-WAY INTOXICATION MANSLAUGHTER CRASH FILE SUIT AGAINST THE BARS AND DRIVERS INVOLVED

Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner partner Brant Stogner and attorney Soroush Montazari filed a lawsuit on behalf of Dilma Dos Santos on February 7, 2022. Ms. Dos Santos was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck by a drunk driver that was driving the wrong way on Spur 527 in Houston. Ms….

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What is the Dram Shop Act?

The words “dram shop” may seem unfamiliar, but understanding the Texas Dram Shop Act is quite simple. A dram shop is just another way of saying an establishment that sells alcohol (bars, taverns, restaurants, etc.). The Texas Dram Shop Act gives people a way to sue bars and other establishments where alcohol is served when…

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