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Brigance v. Velvet Dove Restaurant, Inc.
Supreme Court of Oklahoma
725 P.2d 300 (1986)
Employees of Velvet Dove (defendant), a restaurant, served alcohol to Johnson. The employees knew that Johnson had driven to the restaurant, but continued to serve him alcohol when he was visibly intoxicated. Johnson left the restaurant in his car and caused an accident, which injured Brigance (plaintiff). Brigance brought a negligence claim against Velvet Dove, alleging that they were negligent in serving Johnson alcohol when he was visibly intoxicated. The trial court dismissed the claim in favor of Velvet Dove.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Hodges, J.)
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