Tag Archives: common law negligence

Merit Decision: Auto Accident Victim Cannot Recover from Strip Club for Injuries Caused by Intoxicated Dancer. Johnson v. Montgomery.

“Nothing in our precedents dictates that the word “person” be limited to patrons.”

Justice DeWine, majority opinion

“I am unable to join a majority decision that absolves from liability a liquor-permit holder who encourages the dancers in its club to … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Does Ohio’s Dram Shop Act Preclude All Traditional Common-Law Negligence Claims Against a Liquor Permit-Holder? Nichole Johnson v. Mary E. Montgomery et al.

Update: On September 6, 2017 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

“I’m a former bartender from Athens. So let me just suggest to you that if the alcohol … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Does Ohio’s Dram Shop Act Preclude All Traditional Common-Law Negligence Claims Against a Liquor Permit-Holder? Nichole Johnson v. Mary E. Montgomery et al.

Update: On September 6, 2017 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the argument in this case here.

On April 6, 2017, the Supreme … Continue reading

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