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An Injury Lawyers Take On Controversial Dram Shop Liability Laws

If you are a frequent visitor to our blog, you already know that we talk about dram shop liability quite often. It is our effort to raise awareness about the many different causes of DUI accidents in or near Pittsburgh. In Pennsylvania, victims of auto accidents involving alcohol do have legal options if it is found that the drunk driver…
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Does Pennsylvania Have A Dram Shop Liability Law

It is common today to see signs posted in dram shops, bars or even restaurants telling customers that the staff reserves the right to refuse service to people who appear visibly intoxicated. There is a very good reason for these postings as just about every state in the nation has legislature addressing liability for over-serving customers. Pennsylvania is no exception,…
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Night Clubs Accused Of Over Serving A Customer After Deadly Crash

In Pennsylvania and across the country, many bar owners take seriously their responsibility to keep their patrons safe by monitoring their alcohol intake. They know that over-serving a customer may have devastating consequences. Two night clubs in another state are facing those consequences now because four police officers were involved in a deadly accident after leaving those establishments. Around 5…
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Widow Says Over Serving A Customer Led To Fatal Accident

In Pennsylvania and other jurisdictions, establishments that serve alcohol may be liable if their customers cause injuries after overconsuming. A woman in another state is relying upon this law after she lost her husband in a fatal accident involving a 23-year-old intoxicated driver. The widow blames a local golf club for over-serving a customer who then caused the five-vehicle pileup….
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Premises Liability Filed Against Stadium After Man Dies

Concerts are a great way to celebrate with friends. When there are food and drinks combined with good music, everyone can have a good time. Stadium events in Pennsylvania and across the country can accommodate thousands of people who share a common enthusiasm for the headline act. However, if the stadium does not take precautions for the safety of its…
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Bar Accused Of Over Serving A Customer Causing Injury

Any establishment in Pennsylvania that serves alcohol is required not to serve alcohol to customers who are obviously already intoxicated. However, many establishments still do, and another patron or a motorist on the road may be hurt by the intoxicated person as a result. In one out-of-state case, a female patron recently sued a bar’s owners, alleging that their over-serving…
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Tavern Accused Of Over Serving A Customer Causing Battery

In Pennsylvania, if an establishment that serves alcohol over-serves customers and the customers end up causing harm to other people, the establishment itself may be held financially responsible. In another state, a husband and wife recently decided to sue a tavern for over-serving a customer, thus allowing the customer to become drunk and attack the husband. The couple alleged that the tavern…
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Red Lobster Accused Of Over Serving A Customer Causing Injury

Establishments serving alcohol in Pennsylvania may be held liable for any injuries or deaths that occur in motor vehicle accidents occasioned by their over-serving customers. In one out-of-state case, a man recently filed a lawsuit on his own behalf and on behalf of his two sons after an allegedly intoxicated driver caused a motor vehicle accident. The father claims that a…
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4 Deaths Blamed On Bars Alleged Over Serving A Customer

In some cases involving DUI in Pennsylvania, a bar may have over-served a customer, which led the person to become intoxicated before getting behind the wheel. In these situations, the bar may be held liable. In one recent case involving over-serving a customer, a bar might face civil liability as well as criminal liability for giving too much alcohol to…
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Stabbing Allegedly Caused By Taverns Over Serving A Customer

Bars in Pennsylvania may be held accountable for injuries that people suffer at the hands of other patrons who were over-served alcohol. One person in another state recently asserted that a drunk person at a bar stabbed him. He has thus filed a lawsuit against not only the man but also the establishment, alleging that it was responsible for over-serving…
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