dram shop act


: a law imposing civil liability on the owner of an establishment that sells alcoholic beverages to an intoxicated person who causes injury to another as a result of the intoxication

called also civil damage act, civil liability act

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“Dram shop act.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/dram%20shop%20act. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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