Liquor Liability

4
Jun

Are Bars Liable for Customers Who Fall After Drinking?

In the United States, businesses in the nightlife scene, be it a sports bar, a cool college bar, or a nightclub that gets packed on the weekend, report serving more than 19 million people each year. Throughout the country’s 62,000 bars and nightclubs, you’re bound to come across a liability issue here or there. From rowdy patrons to overserving to

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11
Jul

How Establishments Should Handle Over-Intoxicated Patrons

As the bread and butter of any bar or tavern, it’s no secret that alcohol sales provide great profit margins. But with a successful bar business comes the possibility of having to handle customers who tip the scales of intoxication and end up presenting a liability to your bar. There is a balance bars need to find where they are

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23
May

Key Facts to Know About Liquor Liability Coverage

Newer state statutes are holding sellers of alcohol, such as bars, nightclubs, and liquor stores, responsible for damages under liquor liability laws. Bars can be held liable for instances where there’s a death or injury due to alcohol like in a DUI, bringing them to court and possibly closing their doors for good. Establishments that sell alcohol should not only

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28
Mar

Spotting and Handling an Underage Patron

One thing that will always be a constant concern in the restaurant and hospitality industry is the issue of underaged drinking. While, obviously, bar and nightclub owners can’t handle what happens off their premises, they can ensure they’re taking the right steps to enforce strict rules against underaged patrons. It’s the bar’s or restaurant’s responsibility to make sure people under

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28
Dec

New Years’ Resolution: Serve Liquor Responsibly

Every restaurant and bar owner know the implications of serving liquor, wine, and beer. However, these are staples of the industry and often prove to be the most lucrative sources of income. With that in mind, we’re going to provide some recommendations that you can share with your hospitality clients to start 2018 off right. Especially as Christmas has ended

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7
Feb

Attention Bar Owners: Understanding Liquor Liability

Operating a bar and legal liability go hand in hand. With particular dram shop laws that vary by state and the inherent liabilities that bar owners have by serving alcohol, it’s absolutely imperative that your clients carry a custom-tailored Liquor Liability Insurance program to mitigate risk and financial responsibility. While bar owners might be working with a limited budget, this

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16
May

What Liabilities to Bar Owners Face When Serving Liquor?

For many owners, operating a bar and serving liquor go hand-in-hand with legal liabilities. With state dram shop laws and liquor liabilities, bar owners must protect themselves against a variety of potential lawsuits. However, many choose to skip out on the policies that are intended to protect their best interests in order to save money. The sobering facts about their

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9
Jun

Key Coverages in a Hospitality Insurance Program

Hospitality is a dynamic and exciting industry. With services ranging from nightclubs to bars to comedy clubs, there is a diverse variety of risk exposures. Insuring your business with a respected Hospitality Insurance Company will not only protect you from potential loss, but help your company thrive. Here are a few key coverages to implement in your hospitality business: General Liability-

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