DUI Accidents

DUI Accidents, Personal Injury, And Business Liability in Rhode Island

Going for the Source: How Liquor Liability Laws May Help in Your Fight for Personal Injury Compensation When someone gets behind the wheel of a car when intoxicated, we all know that he or she can damage or end more lives than their own. But does the liability for injuries caused by a drunk-driving accident also extend beyond the single operator of a single vehicle? In a word, yes. Liquor Liability and Dram Shop Laws: Why Your Injury Can Be a Bar’s Fault Rhode Island, like most states, has a series of laws about business liquor liability known as “dram shop laws.” The term comes from another name for a Victorian-Era gin parlor. Under dram shop laws, businesses such as bars and restaurants are required not to serve alcohol to an intoxicated person nor to allow someone to become too intoxicated. Under these laws, businesses that serve or sell alcohol

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