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Bar pays alcoholic worker in booze. Worker gets drunk, falls, hits head, dies. Appellate Court says no independent cause of action against bar.

The First District Appellate court recently faced a novel question – what liability does a bar face when it provides free alcohol to someone who then falls, hits his head and dies? The case – Schramm v. 3258 Wells Street Restaurant – involved some unusual facts. Michael Schramm[“Michael”] worked as a busser at 3258 S. Wells, also… Read More
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