Oklahoma Dram Shop Liability Lawyers
In Oklahoma, dram shop laws pertain to the selling of alcoholic beverages to the public. Laws that regulate the distribution of alcohol make it unlawful for bars to sell already intoxicated patrons any more alcohol. Additionally, it is illegal to furnish minors (persons under 21) with alcohol. Failure to abide by these laws may result in a civil litigation.
If you or someone you love has been harmed by a drunk driver due to the actions of a negligent bartender, you may have grounds for a legal claim. To discuss the details of your case, contact the Oklahoma dram shop liability lawyers of the Abel Law Firm. Call (405) 239-7046 today to schedule a free initial consultation, during which you can discuss your legal options.
Dram Shop Laws
In Oklahoma, dram shop laws are laws which restrict the sale of alcohol to the public. Under dram shop law:
- It is unlawful to distribute alcohol to persons who appear intoxicated.
- The sale or distribution of alcohol to persons under the age of 21 is strictly prohibited.
Failure to comply with dram shop laws may be grounds for a lawsuit if it leads to a drunk driving accident or other injuries to innocent parties.
If you have been injured by an intoxicated driver, the bartender or restaurant owner who served them past the point of intoxication may be liable for any losses you incur. The Oklahoma dram shop liability attorneys of the Abel Law Firm can help you learn more.
For more information about dram shop laws and liability, contact an Oklahoma dram shop attorney today. Call (405) 239-7046 to speak with a professional about your grounds for filing a legal claim.