Insurer Says Sports Bar Not Covered In Customers' Crash Suit

By Ryan Boysen (November 13, 2018, 4:56 PM EST) -- Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. filed suit Tuesday against a sports bar it insures to avoid paying for an underlying suit by four customers over an intoxicated patron who crashed his car into the Cincinnati-area bar, telling an Ohio federal court that several exclusions apply to bar coverage.

Atlantic insures Kenneth Rutz, who does business as Zappz Sports Bar, under a commercial lines policy. Rutz, Z.A.P.P.Z. Co. and Zappz bartender Dakota Boeppler were hit with a suit in June by bar customers Kaitlyn Brock, Alex Jones, Lorna Vinsant and Andrew Attinger, who say they were injured in April when a drunk and...

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