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Elgin, IL - Jason M. Ostrego Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Two Men at an Elgin Bar on N. Liberty Street

Elgin, IL - Jason M. Ostrego Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Two Men at an Elgin Bar on N. Liberty Street
Published: February 4, 2022
By: Darla Medina
Last Updated on February 4, 2022

Bar Stabbing Leaves Two Wounded

According to Fox 32, a stabbing occurred in the parking lot of a bar located in the 1000 block of North Liberty Street in Elgin, IL 60120. 

On January 31, 2022, two men were attacked with a knife after an argument took place inside the bar. Both men involved in the argument were asked to leave. As the two men were leaving the Elgin bar, one was stabbed in the chest while the other suffered a gash on his face. Both victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. 

Twenty-eight-year-old Jason M. Ostrego was arrested for the knife attack. Ostrego has been charged with armed violence, two counts of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, and two counts of using a deadly weapon.

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Can I Sue When Stabbed in a Bar Parking Lot?

Attorney contributor Brian Kent frequently works with victims of violent crimes in private civil suits. Brian recently shared some information for victims of violent crime, including when a victim can sue for being stabbed at a bar.

"Bar owners have a basic responsibility to protect guests, visitors, and staff from violent crime. By law, they should provide security measures such as security guards, video monitoring surveillance, and ample lighting in parking lots. However, if bar owners do not take proper security measures, they can be held negligent in court."

"To prove the bar's security was negligent is important for victims of bar violence in order to file a lawsuit. They must identify the crime was reasonably foreseeable. A reasonably foreseeable crime can occur whenever a patron is hurt on a bar's property, yet adequate security was ignored despite knowing of the risks of violence. If the bar owner knew about previous criminal activity and did not add to the property's security, they can be held liable."

"Victims of a bar stabbing will likely incur many costs for medical and other expenses related directly to the injury. By hiring an experienced violent crimes attorney, victims can file a civil lawsuit, and rest assured they will get the financial compensation they deserve."

Sources:

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