Alaniz v. Rebello Food & Beverage, L.L.C., 165 S.W.3d 7 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2005, no pet.).

R. Stephen Ferrell

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2005

Practice Area:Wrongful Death

Outcome:Summary Judgment granted in favor of client

Description:Double Wrongful Death Dramshop Lawsuit brought by plaintiff children who watched their parents run over and killed by a drunk driver last known to have been drinking in client's bar in Galveston, Texas. Successfully defended the owners and operators of the bar. Successfully challenged scientific testimony of plaintiffs’ Forensic Toxicologist. Trial court struck plaintiffs’ expert’s opinion and granted summary judgment for the client; the trial court’s decision was upheld on appeal in a published decision. Alaniz v. Rebello Food & Beverage, L.L.C., 165 S.W.3d 7 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2005, no pet.).