The National Minimum Drinking Age Act was passed to protect underage individuals from getting into drunk driving accidents and to protect others from being victims in those accidents. Unfortunately, some businesses that sell alcohol fail to adhere to this law and instead choose to serve alcohol to minors. In the state of Wisconsin, dram shop liability laws are in place to discourage this behavior. These laws provide victims of underage drunk driving accidents with the ability to pursue financial compensation from those who served alcohol to the minors.
If you or someone you love was hurt in a car accident caused by an underage drunk driver, you could be entitled to financial compensation from those who provided the driver with alcohol. The Wausau dram shop liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® believe that any establishment that serves minors should be held responsible for any subsequent accidents. Contact our offices today to speak with an attorney about your case at 800-242-2874.
In some states, bartenders are responsible for making sure they do not serve alcohol to individuals who are already intoxicated. However, the law in Wisconsin only holds bartenders or others who serve alcohol responsible for the following offenses:
If you are unsure if a dram shop is partially at fault for your accident, a knowledgeable attorney can help you better understand whether the drinking establishment is liable.
The Wausau dram shop liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier .S.C. are dedicated and skilled attorneys who can help you seek the justice you deserve following a drunk driving accident. To speak with a lawyer today about pursuing compensation, contact our offices at 800-242-2874.