Steven M. Watts has filed a personal injury suit against Cottage Hills Memorial Post 7678 and Randall W. Bland, alleging that that an intoxicated Bland struck him, causing him to suffer injuries.
According to the suit Watts filed in Illinois’ Madison County Circuit Court on February 12, Bland purchased liquor from Cottage Hills on July 23 and became intoxicated. Afterward, Bland assaulted Watts and caused him to sustain fractures to his ribs and scapula and injuries to his head.
Watts also claims that he incurred medical expenses and experienced pain and suffering, disability, and loss of wages. He seeks damages in excess of $100,000 from the two-count suit.