Dram Shop Liability Articles

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Knowing Your Rights After Being Injured by A Drunk Driver

When a drunk driver causes a car accident because of their intoxicated mental state, who is to blame? In Texas, both criminal charges and civil claims can be brought against the driver, primarily for violating the law and negligently driving a car while under the influence. However, most people do not know that the bar…

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New Year, Same Sobering Statistics

On the night of November 28, 2020, Monica Mendez received news that every parent and wife dreads-her husband and two young children had been involved in a fatal car accident. The accident occurred when David Geissen left the Roadhouse Bar and collided with the family’s car in Brazoria County. As a result of the tragic…

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Widow Receives Settlement in Wrongful Death Suit Against Local Bar and Intoxicated Drivers

The widow of a Corpus Christi police officer killed in January during a traffic stop filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Wonders Bar and Grill and two intoxicated drivers. The lawsuit, which sought in excess of $10 million in damages, was settled in July for an undisclosed amount. On January 31, 2020, while on duty…

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Dram Shop Act

Each year thousands are affected by the negligence of persons driving under the influence. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk driving crashes. That would equate to one person every 50 minutes. In Texas alone, roughly 322 people lost their lives in…

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