According to an online news report, a bar in National Park, New Jersey, had its liquor license suspended after an investigation revealed that a teen girl, employed as a stripper, had been served alcohol.
When New Jersey alcohol investigators went to the bar, they found the teen being served various mixed drinks. In addition, the owner as well as a bartender were arrested and charged with serving alcohol to a minor.
According to the news report, two other minors were also found drinking in the bar, which had been subject to prior complaints of underage drinking.
*Source: www.nj.com, “National Park bar’s license suspended for serving 17-year-old stripper” 12/20/12
NJ Bar Liability for Serving Alcohol
Under what is known as dram shop law, bars and restaurants in New Jersey can be held liable for serving alcohol to a minor or to someone who was already visibly intoxicated.
Read about New Jersey bar liability for negligence in serving alcohol here. You can find an additional article about liability for negligence in serving alcohol in NJ here.
More articles by our PA & NJ bar and restaurant alcohol liability lawyers:
- Civil Liability in Alcohol Related Accidents in Pennsylvania – Alcohol Service Establishments
- Pennsylvania Bar & Restaurant Liability for Drunk Driving Accidents-The Importance of Prompt Investigation
New Jersey Bar/Restaurant Alcohol Liability Law Firm
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