Dram Shop Act News

Ohio High Court Rules Dram Shop Act Protects Strip Club in Crash Case

A Dayton, Ohio, strip club can’t be held liable for injuries resulting from a drunk dancer’s 2010 crash, according to a Supreme Court ruling last week. Nichole Johnson was injured while a passenger in a car that was hit by …

Pennsylvania Man Imprisoned for Assaulting Girlfriend at Casino Sues for Being Overserved

A Pennsylvania man who spent four years in prison for beating his girlfriend at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is suing the casino for allegedly serving him too many free drinks before the assault. Nicholas Mullins, 31, is still on …

Kentucky Court Rules Landlord Not Liable Under Dram Shop Act

An attempt to hold a commercial landlord liable under Kentucky’s Dram Shop Act faltered earlier this month, when the Kentucky Court of Appeals found that the Act doesn’t address the liability of a third party. Monica Carruthers was injured in …