North Alabama Drunk Driver Accident Attorneys
The term 'dram shop liability' refers to the liability of drinking establishments, such as bars, restaurants and convenience stores, for the sale and consumption of alcohol. This liability includes selling alcohol to someone who is less than 21 years of age, selling to someone who is without a license or serving to someone who is obviously intoxicated.
Dram shop liability of establishments comes from the sale of alcohol to visibly intoxicated persons or minors who subsequently cause death or injury to third-parties as a result of alcohol-related car crashes and other accidents. Our Dram Shop Liability Attorneys help individuals recover substantial damages when they have been injured because of the serving of alcohol to minors or intoxicated individuals.
Unfortunately, when these establishments fail to live up their responsibilities, these over served or underage customers may get behind the wheel and wind up causing drunk driving accidents. At Johnston, Moore & Thompson, in Huntsville, our firm provides representation for drunk driving accidents in North Alabama and will pursue dram shop and restaurant liability claims against the establishments that are responsible.
Huntsville Dram Shop Liability Attorneys
Dram shop liability cases are complex and may be difficult to prove. To start, it must be proven that the person who served the alcohol to an intoxicated customer knew, or should have known, that the customer was intoxicated. After that, it must be proven that the alcohol served by the establishment caused or contributed to the car accident or other event that ultimately resulted in the injuries.
Our lawyers will thoroughly investigate your accident to determine how the events happened and how a negligent driver became drunk. Once it is discovered who is liable, we will take aggressive action against those who are responsible for contributing to the injuries.
Contact Johnson, Moore & Thompson
To learn more about dram shop liability and your rights, contact Johnston, Moore & Thompson to learn more about your rights. Call our firm toll free at 888-636-3759 or fill out our online contact form. We can arrange evening or weekend consultations, including home and hospital visits.