Thursday, February 9, 2023

Canadian woman who caused million-dollar explosion while drunk, sues bar that got her drunk

Leis argued that the company that delivered the alcohol “did not take steps to ensure that he did not drive.”

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A Canadian woman who drove after drinking and crashed into a house, causing an explosion that caused an estimated $15 million in damage, is suing the store that supplied her with alcoholic beverages. Having said that the owners share the blame.

The incident happened in 2019 when Daniella Leis, 26, was driving home after a Marilyn Manson concert at the Budweiser Gardens estate in Ontario, Canada, CBC reported.

After drinking to the point of being completely intoxicated after the show, Leis drove off and crashed his car into a brick house, The rupturing of a gas line resulted in a massive explosion that destroyed four homes, and injured seven people.

After the incident, the entire locality had to be evacuated and water and gas service was stopped in the area. Neighborhood damage ranged from $9.8 to $14.7 million.New York Post reviewed.

Despite the damage, both she and her father, Shawn Leis, filed a lawsuit this month against Ovation Ontario Food Service, the company that delivered alcohol to her during the concert.

Both claimed that the release provider shared responsibility for the explosion, arguing that the employee “They kicked Leis out of the place without taking steps to make sure she didn’t go home.”stated in the legal documents.

Similarly, Leis noted that Ovation served him alcohol knowing that the person serving him was intoxicated, and accused them of “putting profit on safety” and that the loss was due to negligence, breach of duty and breach of duty. Caused or contributed to. of the contract.

The father and daughter believe the alcoholic beverage distributor is responsible for “any award or judgment money” that results from multiple lawsuits brought against them by victims of the explosion.

Therefore, if any amount is required to be paid to Daniela Leis and her father, He claimed that he is “entitled to contributions and compensation” from Ovation.

Following the incident, Lees pleaded guilty to four counts of drunken driving, which carries a three-year prison sentence in 2021.

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