If a business sells alcoholic drinks to a person which cause that person to become intoxicated, and then the intoxicated person injures another person, a dram shop claim may arise.
Under the state’s Liquor Control Act (also referred to as the “Dram Shop Act”), a commercial vendor may be held liable for any injuries or damages caused by an intoxicated person so long as the vendor sold alcohol to the person causing the injury.
IN PEORIA, IL
breach of contract
Our client was sued by her former employer for breach of contract. The employer claimed that because she left her employment early, that it was owed money as the result of a liquidated damages provision. During the trial, we convinced the Court that the contract in question was not valid and the case against our client was dismissed.