Strippers at a Texas nightclub can sue their employer for injuries caused by driving home drunk, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled. The nightclub requires its dancers to down the alcoholic drinks customers buy for them. So the court reasoned that the club owed a "duty of care" to the dancers not to let them drive home from work intoxicated. While the strippers were independent contractors, the court said it would apply the same reasoning to employees required to drink alcohol as part of the job. (D. Houston Inc., d/b/a Treasures v. Love, No. 00-1192, Tex. Sup. Ct., 2002)
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