NYC Dram Shop Law
Helping Drunk Driving Accident Victims Get the Compensation They Deserve
Drunk driving is a serious crime, and it happens far too often. However, the driver may not be the only one responsible in the eyes of the law. If you or a loved one was injured by a drunk driver, it’s important to take the right steps to pursue legal action.
Our New York City drunk driving accident attorneys at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., have been able to recover more than half a billion dollars in settlements and verdicts for victims of negligence and wrongdoing over the past 40 plus years, and we continue to provide the highest level of representation to all of our clients.
New York’s Dram Shop Act
New York General Obligations Law 11-101, also known as the Dram Shop Act, states that an establishment can be held liable if it sells alcohol to anyone under the age of 21, a visibly intoxicated person, or a known habitual drunkard, who then cause an injury or damage to a person, property, means of support, or otherwise.
Having the right team by your side can do more than assist you in the legal process; it can help give you peace of mind. Our team of experienced car accident attorneys can help you understand everything you need to know. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can help get you the benefits you deserve.
NY General Obligations Law 11-100
Similar to the Dram Shop Act is New York General Obligations Law 11-100. It states that anyone who knowingly assists an underage person in getting drunk can be held liable if that person then causes injury or damage to a person, property, means of support, or otherwise while intoxicated.
If you or a loved one was injured or killed by a drunk driver, our New York City DUI accident lawyers are ready to help. Our offices are located in Manhattan, and we serve clients throughout New York City and beyond, such as Westchester, Staten Island, Long Island, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. Contact us today and let our award-winning team of lawyers provide you with insight and legal advice about your options.
Call our office at (212) 577-9325, or fill out a free case evaluation here.
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