Casino Workers Must Face Wrongful Death Suit Filed By Son Of Crash Victim

Mealey's (December 14, 2015, 10:32 AM EST) -- LAKE CHARLES, La. — Three employees at an Indian casino are not shielded by the tribe’s sovereign immunity from claims that they negligently allowed a customer to get drunk, drive away and crash into another car, killing two people, because the complainant sufficiently alleges personal liability against the employees, a Louisiana appeals court ruled Dec. 9 in partly reversing a trial court decision (Zachary Zaunbrecher, et al. v. The Succession of Leo J. David, et al., No. 15-769, La. App., 3rd Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #96-160115-001Z.)...
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