A: Yes, under Pennsylvania law, or what is known as “dram shop law,” bars and restaurants can be subject to liability for violating Pennsylvania alcohol service laws. In general, serving someone who is visibly intoxicated or serving a minor are the two instances when a bar or restaurant may be held liable. So, when a bartender or server commits negligence in this manner, the employer bar or restaurant may be liable.
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- Proving Intoxication in a Pennsylvania Truck Accident
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- NJ Bar and Restaurant Liability for Alcohol Related Accidents and Fights
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Published: August 8, 2012