Montgomery judge draws line in the sand on alcohol liability
In a bold opinion, Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Eric M. Johnson has taken a stand on the side of good.
Last month, Johnson issued an opinion in a civil lawsuit against Dogfish Head Alehouse in Gaithersburg that is seeking $3.25 million for the family of 10-year-old Jazimen Warr. Jazimen was killed on Interstate 270 in 2008 by a man who was served drinks at Dogfish Head. According to police reports, the driver who hit the Jeep in which Jazimen was riding had been served several beers and a shot before he got into his Land Rover and drove between 88 and 98 mph on I-270….MORE
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Learn more about the 10-year-old girl who was crushed by one of Sam’s customers who had become completely wasted at Sam’s neat bar in Gaithersburg, the Dogfish Head Alehouse….her name is Jazimen Warr
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Learn more about Sam’s customer, Michael Eaton, who killed Jazimen on I-270 and fled the scene, checked into a hotel and after 12 hours turned himself in to cops…
Sam’s Dogfish Head Alehouse sold served Eaton the following:
Maryland State Police searched for him, tracing his activities before the wreck to the Dogfish Head Alehouse in Gaithersburg, where he racked up two bar tabs totaling $107. Included were 17 bottles of Corona, 2 Lemon Drops and 1 Cuervo Gold. Police learned that he might have bought some of the drinks for others. At 3:30 the next day, Eaton turned himself in at the state police barracks in Rockville, police said.
Learn more about Michael Dean Eaton, who had enough of his wits about him, to, like Sen. Ted Kennedy, hide out for 12 hours before turning himself in to the State Police