Drunk drivers aren’t the only ones who can be held responsible for injuries they cause. Thanks to dram laws, bars and restaurants can also be found liable.
In general, licensed alcohol providers in Alaska have immunity from liability when a drunk driver causes injuries. There are exceptions, though. They CAN be held liable if:
Before an establishment can be deemed even partly responsible for injuries caused by a drunk driver, it must first be proven that the driver was indeed already drunk when they were served alcohol.
To do this, it’s important to know what being drunk actually means. Here in Alaska, there are two requirements that will satisfy that classification:
If you’ve been injured by the recklessness of a drunk driver, you’ve already got enough on your mind. You need skilled legal representation to ensure that you are compensated properly – in a method that will cover all of the associated costs, including medical bills, lost wages, child care, etc.
Call Barber & Associates LLC today for a free consultation at 907-276-5858 or send an email.
Barber & Associates, LLC has recovered more than 45 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for Injured Alaskans.
Auto accidents can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of how defensive someone may be behind the wheel. If you or someone you love has been harmed in such an incident, you have legal rights and options that need to be explored.