Bar and Restaurant Owners Sue Local Governments

Restaurant Lawsuits

​​From shutdowns to curfews, capacity restrictions to required outdoor dining, bar and restaurant owners across the nation are jumping through hoops to try to keep their businesses open and viable. The entire service industry has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many bar and restaurant owners have become increasingly frustrated with the back-and-forth actions…

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Protecting Your Hospitality Business From Dram Shop Liability

Dram Shop

​​Many restaurants, hotels, and other businesses in the hospitality industry serve alcoholic beverages. These businesses are licensed to sell alcohol through state Alcohol Beverage Control agencies. Despite most states requiring additional training and certifications for those serving alcohol – including how to recognize intoxicated patrons – in order for a business to maintain its liquor…

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Four Things Restaurants, Bars, and Hotels Need To Know About Dram Shop Law

Dram Shop Law

​​There are many businesses that can fall within the classification of a “dram shop.” Dram shop is a term used to describe any establishment where alcohol is sold and consumed, including bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. Businesses can face a variety of liabilities when the distribution of alcohol is involved. Because of this, Texas dram shop laws are in place to protect against the overselling of alcohol. Here are four aspects of Texas dram shop law about which business owners should be aware.

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