The lawsuit [filed by Ozzie's owners] says that the Pujols restaurant had "virtually the same menu, interior design, atmosphere, style and clientele as Ozzie's."Check out the Beacon article for more details and an involved conversation of what, exactly, constitutes a sports bar. Related: My review of Pujols 5 from November of 2006.
As a result, it said, Ozzie's lost $20,000 in revenue in the fall of 2006, and its revenue dropped $230,000 in 2007 and $220,000 in 2008.
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