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Man files Dram Shop suit against Doc Holliday's

By Michael Abella | Dec 11, 2016

EDWARDSVILLE — A man claims he was injured after being assaulted by another patron at Doc Holliday's.

Jeffrey Scoggins filed a complaint on Dec. 5, in the Madison County Circuit Court against Doc Holliday's Saloon and Eatery, Brett Dixon, Steven Vollmer and Tyler S. Kennedy, alleging they violated the Dram Shop Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff claims that on Dec. 5, 2015, he was at Doc Holliday's when Kennedy allegedly assaulted him.

Scoggins alleges he sustained injuries, causing him to suffer pain, disfigurement, lost wages and medical expenses, the suit states.

The plaintiff alleges the defendants provided too much alcoholic drinks to Kennedy and failed to provide a safe environment.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant saloon and eatery operators in excess of $50,000 and against defendant Kennedy for a sum greater than $50,000, plus costs of this suit.

He is represented by Erin M. Phillips of Unsell, Schattnik & Phillips PC in Wood River.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 16-L-1656

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