A man in Pennsylvania is suing a bar after falling off a stool and hurting himself while drunk.
Photo: Photo By Andrew Walsh/Getty Images
Photo: Photo By Andrew Walsh/Getty Images

Pennsylvania man sues bar after he gets drunk, falls off stool

The man wants thousands of dollars because, he claims, bartenders at Ziggy’s Hotel should have cut him off. 

David Waugaman, 57, said bartenders kept serving him shots and liquor, even though he was noticeably drunk. 

>> Read more trending news

According to the lawsuit, Waugaman spent four hours drinking June 24. It says he took a tumble off the stool and hurt his right shoulder so badly that he needed to have an operation. He claims to now have a permanent disability.  

His attorney summed up the case for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, saying, “They kept giving him drinks. You’re not supposed to feed people so much booze they fall off a bar stool." 

Waugaman is seeking at least $30,000.  

The owner of the bar declined to comment. 

Thank you for reading the Springfield News-Sun and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Springfield News-Sun. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X