Legal Analysis

2022 Liquor Liability Laws – A 50-State Survey

August 2022

Author: Wendy D. Testa

The 2022 Liquor Liability Laws, 50-State Survey, addresses the various issues present in this class of business through a review of Dram Shop statutes, where they exist, and common law developments in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

The specific legal areas covered include: 

  • Statute of limitations
  • Affirmative defenses
  • Damages
  • Burden of proof
  • Specific peculiarities that may exist, by state (selected cases). 

We hope you find this information valuable. Our attorneys are available to discuss the various aspects of this review and address any issues that may arise.

For more information, please contact Wendy Testa. 

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