Tag: Dram Shop Laws

27
Apr

Is Your Bar Liable for Patrons Driving Under the Influence?

Even though statistics show that DUI’s are on the decline in the United States, drunk driving is still a very real and present threat throughout the country. When an accident occurs and the possibility of a death arises, is only the driver who caused the accident to blame? In reality, states across the country have laws that hold the place

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21
Mar

Avoiding Dram Shop Risks During Holidays

It seems that for every season there’s a reason to go out and celebrate something. From American holidays to holidays originating from other countries to ringing in the New Year, there’s never a shortage to come together and toast to something. But with all this comes the risk of being held accountable for the actions of intoxicated patrons. In fact,

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18
Dec

What Liabilities do Bar Owners Carry for Drunk Drivers?

A common theme amongst articles in our Hospitality Legal Resources section is the presence of state dram shop laws. As an owner, it’s essential to understand this law in your state, and ensure your employees understand them, as well. As these laws can bring hefty damages against the bar, owners and managers should be well informed on the dangers that

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