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Who is Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents Caused by Intoxicated Minors in Pennsylvania?

Posted August 12, 2016 | Dram Shop

Usually after a multi-vehicle collision, one driver makes a car accident claim with their own or the other driver’s insurance company.  However, when a car crash is caused by an intoxicated minor, a third party may be liable: the bar, restaurant, liquor store, party host, or other “social host” who gave or sold the alcohol… read more

Can Bars Be Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents?

Posted October 26, 2015 | Dram Shop

Inside any bar, restaurant, or liquor store, you’ll find a warning sign which says that intoxicated patrons won’t be sold alcohol. If you’ve ever wondered about the reasoning behind this ubiquitous policy, the answer can be summed up in three words: dram shop liability. The word “dram” comes from old English slang for spoonfuls of… read more

What are my Rights if I’m Injured by a Drunk Driver?

Posted August 29, 2015 | Car,Dram Shop,Vehicle Accidents

The size of the drunk driving problem in the United States is alarming. Alcohol related car accidents caused an estimated $37 billion in damages each year and are a leading cause of motor vehicle accident deaths.  In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention there were over 10,000 people killed by drunk or impaired… read more