City of Duluth, Golf Management Co. Face Lawsuit

Posted at: 07/25/2013 12:11 PM | Updated at: 07/25/2013 12:13 PM

The City of Duluth and the company that manages its golf courses face a lawsuit following a car accident in which an individual was injured.

According to City Attorney Gunnar Johnson, the suit alleges that in July of 2011, the City of Duluth and/or Professional Golf Management sold alcoholic beverages to a man who was obviously intoxicated at the Enger Park Golf Course.

Johnson said later that night or following morning, the man was involved in a car accident.

Johnson said the man injured alleges that the sale of alcoholic beverages caused or contributed to the accident. He is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.

The city has 20 days to answer the complaint.

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