Owners of detention-themed, Division Street bar hit with Dram Shop suit

By Annie Cosby | Oct 14, 2014

A Kane County man is suing the owners of a Division Street bar, claiming he was injured by an intoxicated patron.

Harry Zimbler filed a lawsuit Oct. 6 in the Cook County Circuit Court against R&V Inc., doing business as Detention, citing the state's Dram Shop Act.

According to the complaint, Zimbler was at Detention, a high school detention-themed bar, on Oct. 6, 2013, when an intoxicated patron attacked him, striking him with a glass and his fists.

The defendant is accused of being negligent and violating the Dram Shop Act.

Zimbler is seeking $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorney Michael E. Holden of Romanucci & Blandin LLC in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2014L010377

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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