Assaults & Fights at Bars, Restaurants or Clubs in Pennsylvania [...]
I was hit by a drunk driver in Philadelphia. The driver’s insurance was minimal and I have lots of medical bills. Am I out of luck?
I was hit by a drunk driver in Philadelphia. The driver's insurance was minimal and I have lots of medical bills. Am I out of luck? DUI accident victims may be eligible for compensation from parties other than the DUI driver. Additional compensation may be available if the DUI driver was served alcohol in violation of PA law. A UIM claim may also be filed.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey law allow victims of DUI accidents to seek compensation from parties other than the DUI driver. Bars, restaurants and even private individuals may be sued for violating state or local law, i.e., serving alcohol to people who are already visibly intoxicated or serving alcohol to minors.
Civil liability for hazing at colleges, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania. A look at new amendments to PA Antihazing law and the requirement that schools adopt written policies and provide them to athletic coaches.
Pennsylvania Hazing Law provided here: Title 24 PA Statutes § 5352 Definitions; § 5353 Hazing prohibited; § 5354 Enforcement by institution and secondary school. Our PA crime victim lawyers also discuss recent amendments in 2016.
Jan. 2018: A national frat was banned from operating in PA after the 2013 death of a NY student at a hazing event in the Poconos, PA. 4 members of the frat were given jail sentences.
Pennsylvania College Injury Law Update – New Criminal Charges After Deleted Footage Shows Excessive Alcohol Served to Underage Student Before His Death
New criminal charges were just filed in a Penn State hazing case that resulted in a student's death. Video footage showed the student was given 18 drinks in under 90 minutes. Penn State recently implemented safety measures to prevent this type of tragedy from happening. Our injury lawyers take a look at the safety measures and what they mean for liability purposes.
Get legal info about Pennsylvania, New Jersey law on club or bar liability for alcohol related fights and assaults. What are dram shop laws and how do they apply? Are there other types of negligence claims?
I was assaulted in a bar fight in Pennsylvania. I am a New Jersey resident. Can I sue the bar for my injuries? Can I get compensated for my pain and suffering?
FAQ: I was assaulted in a bar fight in Pennsylvania. I am a New Jersey resident. Can I sue the bar for my injuries? Can I get compensated for my pain and suffering?
Get the latest in Pennsylvania law, serving alcohol to minors at a house party. Are homeowners liable? The PA Supreme Court is expected to decide a major case.