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Worley v. Weigels, Inc.

919 S.W.2d 589 (1996)

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Worley v. Weigels, Inc.

Tennessee Supreme Court

919 S.W.2d 589 (1996)

Facts

Phillip Worley, Anthony Kaiser, Scott Goosie, and several other friends, who were all under the age of 21, gathered at one of their homes. Goosie and Worley went to a store owned by Weigels, Inc. (defendant) to buy beer. Goosie bought the beer without showing or being asked to show evidence of his age. Goosie did not drink any beer that night. Kaiser drank the beer and became intoxicated. While driving home, with Worley in the car, Kaiser lost control and crashed into a utility pole. Worley was seriously injured in the collision. Worley’s parents (the Worleys) (plaintiffs) sued Weigels for violating the provisions of the Tennessee Code that make it a misdemeanor to sell alcoholic beverages and beer to minors. The trial court granted Weigels’s motion for summary judgment, and the court of appeals reversed. The Worleys appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Reid, J.)

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