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...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!