A couple has filed a lawsuit against a South Florida sports bar where a deck collapsed into Biscayne Bay last week.
A 14-page complaint claims Shuckers Bar & Grill in North Bay Village had a duty to properly maintain its property. The complaint was filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court this week by Reynaldo Reyes and Flavia Guisella Ellemberger.
Officials say about 100 people -- many watching the Miami Heat play the San Antonio Spurs -- were on Shuckers' wooden deck Thursday night when it gave way. Two dozen people were injured, two seriously.
Injury attorney Spencer Aronfeld told The Miami Herald that Reyes and Ellemberger were on the deck.
Shuckers owner Charles Grentner has refused interview requests. The family released a brief statement expressing remorse.
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press
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