A Complete Guide to Serving and Hosting Responsibly

Chapter 1: What Is Liquor Liability & Who Has It?

As we mentioned, if you serve, furnish, or sell alcohol, you can be legally responsible for the havoc caused by people who drink your booze. But where does this responsibility come from? And who specifically is susceptible to liquor liability lawsuits?

In this chapter, we first take a peek at the history of dram shop and social host liability laws in this country. Then, we'll take a closer look at the 21st century legal definition of "liquor liability" and discover which individuals are on the hook for liquor liability laws.

Next: Part 1: A Brief History of Dram Shop Laws & Social Host Liability

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