This is an interesting case, and yet another example that illustrates the importance of being responsible about alcohol consumption. In 2006, a 23-year-old Chicago man driving under the influence, struck a vehicle while speeding at over 100 mph. Both the couple in the vehicle and the drunk driver were killed. The couple’s young daughters brought a suit against the clubs where the drunk driver had been served earlier in the evening. A jury awarded damages of $2.5 million, but because of dram shop liability laws, the award was limited to $67,000 per person, plus property damage and funeral costs. Full article

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