Most people who have been injured in a drunk driving accident (DWI/DWAI) understand that they have a right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the drunk driver who caused their injuries. What many accident victims do not understand is that they also have a right to pursue a personal injury claim against a bar, restaurant or other establishment that negligently provided alcohol to a customer who then caused an accident.
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What is a Dram Shop Liability?
Many states, including New York, have dram shop laws that hold bars, restaurants and other commercial establishments liable for negligently serving alcohol to individuals who are obviously intoxicated, under age, or purchasing alcohol after hours.
If you suspect that a bar, hotel, restaurant or other commercial establishment may have played a role in a drunk driving accident and you need to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy immediately. Our law firm has been advocating on behalf of accident victims for decades. We are dedicated to holding drunk drivers and negligent establishments responsible for the injuries they have caused, so contact us now to discuss your case in detail.
Dedicated and Thorough Legal Representation in Upstate NY
To pursue the full and fair compensation you deserve, we thoroughly prepare each case for the possibility of trial and have access to scientific, medical and financial experts who can help us build a strong case on your behalf.
As a result of our meticulous trial preparation, we put our clients in a favorable position to obtain full and fair compensation through a negotiated settlement agreement. If the insurance company does not make a fair settlement offer, we will be thoroughly prepared to take it to trial to pursue the full and fair compensation you are entitled to receive.
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Contact us for a free personal injury consultation by phone or schedule a confidential in-person meeting with an attorney at one of our four convenient offices in Albany, Schenectady, Troy, or Saratoga Springs, NY. We are here to help you and your family through this difficult situation.