Dram Shop Act

Definition of "Dram Shop Act"
  1. Legislation that holds an establishment responsible for damages if it sells alcohol to an overly intoxicated individual who subsequently harms another person
How to use "Dram Shop Act" in a sentence
  1. The unfortunate accident occurred due to an intoxicated driver, leading the victim to file a claim under the Dram Shop Act against the tavern that served him.
  2. According to the Dram Shop Act, the bar can be found at fault if it was found that they served the liquor to the already drunk patron who caused the accident.
  3. After the incident, the plaintiff sued the club using the Dram Shop Act, citing they had irresponsibly served alcohol to the person who eventually caused harm.

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