After a trial solely on damages, a jury has awarded $47.5 million to a motorcycle rider hit head-on by a teenaged drunk driver.
An Arizona hotel thought it was off the hook for the death of a severely intoxicated guest who plunged three stories after climbing out of the window of her room.
But as puzzling as it may seem, a state court decided last week that a jury should decide whether the hotel breached a duty of care.
A store could not be subject to dram shop liability based on its selling beer to the underage passenger of an underage driver who allegedly caused a fatal accident, the California Court of Appeal has ruled.
Published: July 11, 2011
Tags: dram shop liability
A convenience store may be liable under state dram shop law for selling closed containers of alcohol to a noticeably intoxicated customer, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.