Plaintiff's Experts: Michael Coyer, Dunmore, Pennsylvania (toxicology); Mark Willingham Major, Alcohol Solutions, Jacksonville, Florida (dram shop
Vargas or on a statutory violation of Ohio's Dram Shop
For example, state and local laws vary with regard to the age minimum for bartenders and service staff, drink-promotion restrictions and the dram shop
This Comment focuses on Florida's Dram Shop
Act, in a moral societal context, and how such civil liability should be extended to include social and commercial hosts under limited circumstances, for subsequent causally related damages to third persons.
So what are the most common dram shop
exposures and how does a business owner protect the business from loss?
So-called commercial host liability, or dram shop
liability, could reduce the more than 79,000 deaths that are linked to excessive drinking each year, the task force found in a systematic review of studies on the issue.
In order to provide the public with a right of recovery for injuries suffered as a result of the negligent provision of alcohol, many state legislatures adopted what are known as dram shop
"We have a statute in New Jersey that governs dram shop
Alcohol Vendors' Liability Greatly Increases under Dram Shop
Liquor liability insurance--called dram shop
insurance--covers a restaurant, tavern or other seller from liability if a customer has too much to drink on premises and has an injury-causing or fatal accident, or causes injury or property damage as a direct result of being overserved.
The regulatory laws for beer include the blood alcohol concentration considered illegal per se and the presence of an open container, anticonsumption, and/or dram shop
law (by statute or case law).
For a while, a suburban police department served as designated driver for Pat Fischer, who sometimes was overserved at a dram shop
in his neighborhood.