Verdict: Not Guilty
Date: July 2010
County: 14th Judicial Circuit
PLTF Medical: Brian Bollaert, D.D.S. (Dentist)
Summary: Plaintiff was playing pool in a bar when he was struck in the face with a crowbar by an assailant who then fled. Plaintiff suffered severe facial injuries resulting in the removal of three teeth and placement of a dental bridge. Plaintiff contended that the assailant was over served by the bar. The defense asserted that the assailant was not a customer at the bar that night and that the assailant only came in when he heard that the Plaintiff was there and assaulted the Plaintiff because of disparaging remarks he made about his girlfriend.
Category: Assault, Battery, Dram Shop, Intentional Torts