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$2.25 Million to Be Paid By Officer and Bar In Deadly Car Crash

$2.25 Million to Be Paid By Officer and Bar In Deadly Car Crash
A police officer and the bar which served her will pay a total of $2.25 million for the wrongful death of four, and the injuries to another man, reports St. Louis Today.

A lawsuit claimed the police officer had consumed a “high quantity” of alcohol at O’Leary’s Restaurant and Bar and the employees at the bar knew she was intoxicated and did not stop her from driving or call her a cab. Despite her slurred speech and unsteady walk, the bar continued to serve her alcohol, the article reports. After leaving the bar, the officer crashed her car into a Honda with five students from India.

The driver of the car hit by the police officer suffered a head injury, a fractured rib, liver trauma, lung contusion, and contusions to the skull. His four passengers were killed.

The New York offices of Scott C. Gottlieb have vast experience dealing with wrongful death cases. If you feel that you or a loved one has suffered due to wrongful death, call our firm at 800-825-5529 or visit our web site. There is no case-review cost.

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