dram shop rule

Definition of "dram shop rule"
  1. A regulation holding a venue or individual providing alcohol to a visibly inebriated person fully responsible for any harm caused by the intoxicated guest or patron
How to use "dram shop rule" in a sentence
  1. The bar, under the dram shop rule, faced liability for the damages caused by their drunk customer.
  2. The hosts could be held accountable for Joe's accident due to the dram shop rule.
  3. The restaurant was penalized due to violation of the dram shop rule, as they continued to serve a visibly intoxicated customer.

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