Barfight Ends With Man Getting Ran Over
A barroom brawl on the northeast side of Houston has ended in a man being run over by an SUV. In the very early hours of Monday morning, just outside the Sabor Norteno Bar on Irvington Boulevard at Berry Road, a fight broke out in the bar. According to the Houston Police Department, one of the men who were involved in the altercation went to get into his vehicle, an SUV, but another man tried to pull the escaping patron from his car. The man trying to pull the first man out ended up being run over by the SUV. The driver of the SUV crashed into another car and then tumbled out of his vehicle Officers said that the man who had been run over by the SUV had visible tire tracks over his body. Both men were taken to the hospital and were listed with in serious condition. When you go to a local bar and have a drink by yourself or with friends, you go with the expectation of having a good time without incident. The owners of bars, restaurants and other business properties that serve alcohol to the public are responsible for protecting their clientele from assault and injuries caused by unruly or drunk customers. They and their staff are accountable for providing their patrons with a place that is safe. In many such establishments, bouncers and other staff are there to keep order. Employees, patrons or others who just end up being in the wrong place at the wrong time can become injured. Often, these altercations can happen in the blink of an eye. Have you been injured in a fight at a bar, nightclub, concert, or other establishment? If so, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your injuries. It doesn’t matter if the injuries came from another patron of the establishment or by a member of the staff. Things such as medical costs, physical therapy or even lost time from work, pain and suffering can all be a factor in your costs. Give our offices a call and we will match with an attorney that can go over the details of your case with you. They will then give you options that you can pursue to get your case started and to see that those responsible are held accountable. Your initial consultation with one of our lawyers is confidential and without cost or obligation to you. Call us today. We are here to help.