dram shop liability

How DUI and Dram Shop Liability Are Related

What you’ll learn reading this article: Impairment can happen at a BAC level of .02%, only ¼ of the legal DUI concentration. Impaired drivers may not always meet the established blood alcohol concentration DUI level and yet they can still cause alcohol-related accidents. Bar and restaurant owners who over-serve can be found legally responsible for… Read more »

Do the Dram Shop Laws in Indiana Apply to Social Hosts?

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a crime in Indiana. A person convicted of drunk driving can face serious criminal punishments, including jail time, fines, probation, and interlock ignitions. However, if the drunk driver causes a DUI accident, the driver may also be liable for damages in a civil suit. While you might have already… Read more »

Can a Drunk Driver Be Liable for Injuries if He is Not Found Guilty of DUI?

When a driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming alcohol, the driver places himself and others at risk for serious injuries and death. In 2017,10,874 people died in DUI accidents involving a driver with a BAC of .08 or higher. The number represented 29 percent of all traffic fatalities for that year…. Read more »