Legal Advice for Party Host Liability — 19 results
Written by attorney Robert W Casby, over 3 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 3 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, over 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 2 years 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 3 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, about 2 years 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, about 2 years 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, over 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 Tenley Schofield, 5 months ago.
As large image-sharing websites proliferate, online copyright infringement is growing more common. What happens if you run a message board or an online store like ETSY, and discover that... more
Written by attorney Julie E. Johnson, 7 months ago.
One of the critical aspects of any injury case in Dallas is determining party liability in a personal injury case. You can claim damages if you can prove that the other motorist was... more