dram shop rule
- 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
- The bar, under the dram shop rule, faced liability for the damages caused by their drunk customer.
- The hosts could be held accountable for Joe's accident due to the dram shop rule.
- The restaurant was penalized due to violation of the dram shop rule, as they continued to serve a visibly intoxicated customer.