Client was hit by a drunk driver that had consumed significant amounts of alcohol at a local Portland bar. The drunk driver had a blood alcohol level of 0.24% – three times the legal limit. Client had serious back and neck injuries requiring surgery and months of rehabilitation. Unfortunately, the drunk driver carried only $25,000 in insurance. John sued the drunk driver and also brought a “dram shop” claim against the bar that overserved the drunk driver. After years of battling with the bar’s insurance company, the case settled for a total of $500,000.