Legal Advice for Party Host Liability — 17 results
Written by attorney Robert W Casby, over 2 years ago.
Several times a year, it seems, we hear a story about a teenage drinking party leading to unfortunate consequences. Recently, a parent in Hingham, MA was criminally charged for allowing... more
Written by attorney George Mccranie, over 2 years ago.
Imagine this - you're hosting a big event for a close friend's retirement. You've invited a lot of people and made sure that the food, desserts, and gifts are ready. But that's not all, you'... more
Written by attorney Douglas Rohan, almost 3 years ago.
While we are not yet into Prom season, this topic came to mind as one of the items I wanted to address before the end of the school year. Parents have a number of reasons for wanting to... more
Written by attorney David C. Newton, over 1 year ago.
Under the states social host liability law an individual who provides liquor to a minor not their own children can face serious consequences. If convicted, the penalty is a fine up to $2,... more
Written by attorney James M Lynch, over 2 years ago.
On February 21, 2012, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court reaffirmed its long-held position that civil liquor liability attaches to a social host only where the host either serves... more
Written by attorney John Sauter, over 1 year ago.
Ohio has a number of laws governing the sale and distribution of alcohol, most notably the "Dram Shop" laws (O.R.C. 4399.02 et seq), which allow a person injured by an intoxicated bar... more
Written by attorney Donald Banovitz, over 1 year ago.
It is not surprising that victims of slip and fall or other accidents on anothers property are eager to establish party liability in a premises liability case. Costs for medical bills,... more
Written by attorney Stewart J. Guss, almost 4 years ago.
It seems I close my eyes, turn
around, and another year has passed. The
holiday season is upon us once again.
For my wife and I, this is our favorite time of year. Autumn is wonderful:... more
Written by attorney Starling Underwood, about 1 year ago.
Chapter 42 of the North Carolina General Statutes provides a clear picture of the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants. However, Chapter 42 does not address the obligations a... more
Written by attorney Abraham Jaros, over 1 year ago.
When a worker is injured on the job, they will usually file a workers compensation claim through their work insurance. While many workers settle for the money that their workers... more
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