Dram Shop Liability Articles

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Dram Shop Liability: Suing a Bar or Restaurant for Overservice

Dram Shop Laws are laws that impose civil liability for the overservice of alcohol on bar and restaurant establishments that are licensed to serve alcoholic beverages. These laws vary from state to state. In the state of Texas, Dram Shop laws hold bars and restaurants that serve alcohol liable if there was service of alcohol…

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Bartender Accused of Overserving Drunk Patron Before Fatal Crash

Four lives were tragically taken in Galveston, Texas by 45-year-old Miguel Espinoza in early August when he decided to get behind the wheel of his vehicle while intoxicated. Earlier in the night, Mr. Espinoza had been drinking at Gloria’s Lounge, located on the 4100 block of Avenue S in Galveston. The victims were visiting Galveston…

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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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