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Missouri appeals court rules drunken driver's family can sue

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | 5:32 p.m. CDT

KANSAS CITY — The family of a Missouri man who died in a drunken driving crash can sue the funeral home he co-owned and his former business partners for negligence for allegedly allowing him to drive a company van despite knowing he had a drinking problem, a state appeals court panel ruled.

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