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SAN DIEGO: Firehouse Bouncer Critically Injured In Pacific Beach Bar Fight With Assailant Wielding A Pole


Jul 10, 2019

Firehouse Bouncer Injured In San Diego Fight: Firehouse Bouncer Critically Injured In Pacific Beach Bar Fight With Assailant Wielding A Pole

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (July 10, 2019) – A bouncer for Firehouse was critically injured after a fight outside of the Pacific Beach bar and restaurant. 

San Diego police are saying that the assault took place around 9:20 p.m. at firehouse which is located on 722 Grand Avenue. Four men tried to get into Firehouse through a side door. 

The main bouncer told the men that they had to use the front entrance. One of the assailants picked up a pole from the metal crowd barrier and hit the bouncer over the head. 

After that initial strike the suspects began fighting with other Firehouse security members and staff. Another bouncer sustained a broken nose from the fight. 

The attackers fled and are still being sought by police. Anyone with information should call the San Diego Police at 619-531-2000.

Liability In Bar Assaults

Bars have a legal responsibility to provide adequate security and take measures to keep guests safe. According to the California Civil Code § 1714 subsection (a), “Everyone is responsible, not only for the result of his or her willful acts, but also for an injury occasioned to another by his or her want of ordinary care or skill in the management of his or her property or person, except so far as the latter has, willfully or by want of ordinary care, brought the injury upon himself or herself.”

If a worker is injured on the job they will typically be able to seek damages through the worker’s compensation system. According to the California Department of Industrial Relations Workers Compensation Guidebook, “If you get hurt on the job, your employer is required by law to pay for workers’ compensation benefits.” An injured worker may also be able to seek damages through a third party liability claim. A third party claim may be possible if any entity separate from a worker’s employer contributed to the accident. 

A victim may be able to recover damages through a bodily injury claim. Damages may include compensation for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A premises liability attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what you options are. There are, however, statute of limitations associated with filing a claim, so it’s important to act quickly. 

Getting Help After A Bar Assault

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to all of those that were injured in this senseless attack at Firehouse. Anyone with information about the attack should reach out to police. There needs to be some accountability for what happened. 

If you or someone that you love has been injured in an attack at Firehouse you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the support that they deserve. Whether you need a free investigation into a certain incident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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