No. CX-01-1395.

666 N.W.2d 689 (2003)

Debora K. HAUGLAND, as trustee for the heirs and next of kin of Robert John DONOVAN, Sr., Appellant, v. MAPLEVIEW LOUNGE & BOTTLESHOP, INC., Respondent, and Armadillo Willy's, d/b/a Julio's Bar, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Minnesota.

August 7, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Peter D. Plunkett, Warren F. Plunkett & Associates, Austin, MN, for Appellant.

Peter M. Waldeck, Peter E. Lind, Waldeck & Lind, P.A., Minneapolis, MN, for Respondent Mapleview Lounge & Bottleshop.

Steven E. Tomsche, Chandelle L. Heyer, Tomsche, Sonnesyn & Tomsche, P.A., Minneapolis, MN, for Respondent Armadillo Willy's, d/b/a Julio's Bar.

Heard, considered, and decided by the court en banc.


PAGE, Justice.

This pretrial appeal arises out of a single-vehicle drunk-driving accident in which the vehicle's driver, Robert John Donovan Sr., was killed. Donovan Sr. died after allegedly having been served alcohol by respondent Mapleview Lounge & Bottleshop, Inc. (Mapleview), and respondent Armadillo Willy's, d/b/a Julio's Bar (Julio's), in violation of Minnesota's Civil Damages Act (the Act). See Minn.Stat. § 340A.801 (2002)...

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