dram shop laws

“Dram shop statutes” are laws that hold alcohol-serving establishments liable for injuries caused by drunk drivers who were served alcohol when they were obviously intoxicated. In other words, a bar or restaurant can be sued if they served a visibly intoxicated customer and that intoxicated person causes damage or injuries while driving drunk.

Villains Tavern, a hipster bar located in downtown Los Angeles, is under investigation after patrons were killed in an accident after leaving the bar.

Party hosts may face charges in a DUI fatality case in Murrietta, CA.

“Dram shop laws” hold establishments liable for damages and injuries caused by their patrons in drunk driving cases.