Bar, Ex-NFL Player Hit With $25M Wrongful Death Verdict

Law360 (December 14, 2018, 3:11 PM EST) -- A Dallas County jury has handed a $25 million wrongful death verdict to a now-shuttered nightclub and former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent, finding the club’s service of too much alcohol to him resulted in a car crash and the death of the NFL player’s friend and teammate Jerry Brown.

The jurors deliberated for five hours Thursday before finding that Beamers Private Club and employees in its private lounge area were negligent because they let Brent drink excessively when it was apparent that he was intoxicated and presented a clear danger to himself and others, according to counsel for Brown’s estate.

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February 12, 2016

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