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Steak 'N Shake Must Face Shooting Victim's Negligence Suit

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 3:51 PM EST) -- A woman shot in the face during an altercation at a Steak 'n Shake restaurant can sue the establishment for failing to provide her adequate protection, an Indiana appeals court ruled Wednesday, reversing a lower court's finding that the shooting was unforeseeable.

While the appellate panel agreed that restaurants and bars can't always be held responsible for protecting customers from rare incidents like shootings, it found plaintiff Amber Hamilton alleged plenty of warning signs the night of Dec. 12, 2012, when she was shot at point-blank...
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