Drunk Driving Accident Risk Spikes on New Year’s Day

It’s been one year since Matthew DeRemer was killed on New Year’s Day in South Florida. It happened on Jan. 1, 2016, just hours after the 31-year-old U.S. Marine veteran posted an inspirational message about the power of a positive mind set and moving on after… read more

Florida Dram Shop Lawsuit Filed After Fatal DUI Accident

Under limited circumstances, Florida law allows those injured by drunk drivers to recover from the establishments who served alcohol to the impaired motorist. F.S. 768.125 allows recompense from bars, restaurants and other establishments when the drunk driver either: Was under the age of 21 OR… read more

Bayless v. TTS Trio Corp. – DUI Injury Lawsuit Against a Bar

Florida’s dram shop law, F.S. 768.125, allows victims of drunk drivers to seek redress from the bar, restaurant or other establishment that negligently served alcohol to that driver. The only way service of alcohol can be negligent in Florida is if it involves a minor under… read more

Torre v. Flanigan’s Bar and Grill – Florida Dram Shop Lawsuit

An appeals court in Florida declined to extend dram shop liability to bartenders or servers who recognize an adult patron’s intoxication, take measures to “sober them up,” but don’t stop them from driving.  In Torre v. Flanigan’s Bar and Grill, plaintiffs were injured in Broward County… read more