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Sauget night club denies liability in patron’s suit alleging ear bitten off in altercation

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 12, 2016


A Sauget night club denies liability in a patron’s Dram Shop suit alleging her left ear was partially bitten off by another patron during an altercation.

Amber Hausey filed her complaint on Oct. 26 against The National Sports and Recreation Company Oz, which is the owner of the Oz Night Club in Sauget. She alleges violation of the Dram Shop Act.

According to the complaint, Hausey alleges she was assaulted while at the Oz Night Club on Sept. 5. As a result of the assault, she alleges her left ear was partially bitten off by an intoxicated patron.

The defendant answered the complaint on Dec. 7 through attorney Michael Constance of Joley, Oliver & Beasley in Belleville. It denies liability in the incident.

Hausey seeks damages of $65,511.

The plaintiff is represented by Brad Badgley of Belleville.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 15-L-604

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