EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County man is suing a the owners of a Wood River bar and grill, alleging they unlawfully sold liquor to intoxicated persons.
Ralph E. Bishop filed a lawsuit July 5 in Madison County Circuit Court against Donzo's Bar & Grill, Furr-Real Concepts Company and EP Realty LLC, alleging they violated Dram Shop Act provisions.
According to the complaint, on July 13, 2015, Bishop sustained injuries and disfigurement, pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost wages due to an automobile accident that was caused by Max A. Davis. The plaintiff alleges the defendants sold and served alcoholic beverage to Davis, who later was involved in the accident that caused bodily injuries to Bishop.
Bishop seeks a trial by jury, judgment against each defendants for more than $50,000, plus costs of suit. He is represented by attorneys Rodney D. Caffey and Ralph J. Mendelsohn of The Caffey Law Firm in Godfrey.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 16-L-951