Was anyone injured? It looks like your question did not completely post.
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I am not sure what the question is? If you were injured I would contact a local personal injury attorney and consult with them in person. You can find a qualified attorney on AVVO.
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this is unfortunate. however, i cant say that they did anything illegal, especially in that someone in your crowd was rowdy and they related you guys to that person
Definitely follow the rules for disputing the charges with your bank credit card. If they need things in writing, put it in writng. Sounds to me like the place waived their rights to make charges, since you all offered to go to the bar and pay the tab, but they refused you. If you personally owed x dollars, they could possibly get paid for that, but you shouldnt be responsible for the entire tab.
If the credit card co doesnt remove the charge, you could try to sue the restaurant bowling alley in small claims court. I cant predict what a judge will rule. You can talk to a local consumer law atty re credit card dispute and whther the bar violated any laws in charging your card when not authorized.
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