Dram Shop Liability Articles

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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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Local Houston Restaurant Named as Defendant in Dram Shop Lawsuit

Several police officers have filed a lawsuit against Pappas Restaurants, Inc. The basis of the lawsuit is an automobile accident involving a drunk driver. The accident occurred in east Montgomery County, Texas, during a traffic stop. The officers had pulled over a vehicle and were searching it for drugs when the drunk driver hit the…

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Wrongful Death Settlement Reached for Teen Girl Killed on Prom Night

Abraham Watkins attorney, Lena Laurenzo, obtained a large confidential settlement in a lawsuit against Houston restaurant, El Muelle Seafood, alleging the restaurant overserved alcohol to a patron who then was involved in a devastating car crash. On May 14, 2016, a man named Edin Palacios was a patron of El Muelle Seafood. Video evidence obtained…

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