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Alcohol sold to minor led to fatal crash, family alleged

Case Type: Negligent Service of Alcohol, Dram Shop, Motor Vehicle, Broadside, Motor Vehicle, Multiple Vehicle, Wrongful Death, Survival Damages

Case: Estate of Garcia v. Best For Less Food Mart Inc., Hillsborough Co., Fla., Ct., 09-CA-31023, 5/10/2012

Plaintiffs Attorney: William A. Gilbert, Dano & Gilbert, Moses Lake, Wash.: Rolando J. Santiago, RJS Law Group, Apollo Beach, Fla.

Defense Attorney: Pro se
Jury verdict: $716,472,101
Facts & Allegations On Feb. 28, 2008, plaintiffs decedent Samuel Garcia III, 32, a hydraulic diesel mechanic, was stopped in a Chevrolet Caprice intending to exit Circles Restaurant at 1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. in Apollo Beach.