Columbia Dram Shop and Alcohol Liability Attorneys
Restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and other establishments have a legal responsibility not to serve alcohol to patrons who may be intoxicated. In order to hold these businesses responsible, South Carolina has dram shop or social host liability statutes in place to allow the victims of drunk drivers to hold drinking establishments responsible for their negligence. Nevertheless, far too many bars and restaurants continue to over-serve patrons.
In South Carolina, innocent people have been severely injured or died as a result of a car accidents caused by drunk drivers being over served with alcohol. At the Goings Law Firm, LLC, our Columbia legal team understands far too well the devastating effects that drunk driving can have on unsuspecting motorists and pedestrians, and we are dedicated to helping those injured from intoxication fight for the compensation they need after a drunk driving accident.
Our Dram Shop and Alcohol Liability Practice Areas
When bars, clubs, restaurants, and individuals who serve alcohol at parties do not take public safety into account and over-serve their customers, innocent people are often the ones who have to pay the price for this carelessness. Dram shop liability includes a wide range of different types of establishments, and may include any of the following:
- Country clubs
Additionally, in certain circumstances it may be possible to take legal action against an individual who served alcohol to a person under the age of 21 at a private residence if that underage individual then went on to cause an accident in which someone was injured.
Contact a Dram Shop and Alcohol Liability Lawyer in Columbia
If you have been the victim of a drunk driver who may have become overly intoxicated at a bar, restaurant, or other establishment, we can help. Contact the lawyers from the Goings Law Firm, LLC, at (803) 350-9230 today to learn more about what we can do to help you pursue compensation and see that all responsible parties are held accountable for their wrongdoing.