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2014-08-04 23:07:36

Burkburnett lawyer Steven Booker reveals a new, informational website about accidents and dram shop law in Texas. Burkburnett, TX (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 While driving a car or visiting a local pub may not sound dangerous, these activities can quickly turn catastrophic. Serious truck wrecks happen every day, and intoxicated people who are over-served at the bar regularly trigger car accidents and injury-causing bar fights. When situations like these arise, the accident victims are often...

2014-03-18 23:05:06

The recent tragedy at Austin's SXSW highlights the difficulties victims of drunk driving accidents face in the midst of Texas Dram Shop laws, local personal injury attorneys in Austin point out. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 National attention has been on Austin all week due to the hugely popular South By Southwest (SXSW) Music, Film and Interactive Festival. Unfortunately, a tragic event heightened the attention on Austin and the festival when Rashad Charjuan Owens allegedly...

2013-08-19 23:24:41

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic about recovering for damages after a drunk driving accident. The car accident lawyers at the law firm have experience helping residents of Rhode Island and Massachusetts get the compensation they deserve. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Drunk driving poses a serious danger to everyone on the road. Recent statistics from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) show that in just one year 9,878 people were killed and approximately...

2012-01-20 17:00:00

Some of the binge drinkers get behind the wheel of cars, putting the lives of others at grave risk, according to Philadelphia personal injury lawyers Flager & Yockey. The law firm reports that a death results from a drunk driver every 30 minutes. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Flager & Yockey, a Pennsylvania personal injury law firm, commented on a new report that puts a spotlight on the problem of binge drinking. More than 38 million adults in the United States drink...

2011-08-10 12:52:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holding alcohol retailers liable for injuries or damage done by their intoxicated customers can reduce motor vehicle deaths, homicides, injuries, and other alcohol-related problems, according to the Community Preventive Services Task Force. The independent, nonfederal, volunteer body of public health and prevention experts has determined that commercial host liability, otherwise known as dram shop liability, can be an effective intervention...

2008-12-30 04:20:00

EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday party season is in full swing, reaching its biggest celebration on New Year's Eve. Those who host parties need to be aware of state and local laws that may hold them liable for underage drinking. More than one in four young adults say they have attended at least one party in the last year where minors were served alcohol, according to a new survey by FindLaw.com ( http://www.findlaw.com ), the most popular legal information Web site....

2008-07-01 12:01:09

U.S. laws aimed at preventing consumption of alcohol by those under age 21 have significantly reduced drinking-related fatal car crashes, researchers say. The study, published in the July issue of the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, found laws making it illegal to possess or purchase alcohol by anyone under the age of 21 had led to an 11 percent drop in alcohol-related traffic deaths among youth. The study also found states with strong laws against fake IDs reported 7 percent...


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