You’ve probably seen a patron that’s had “one too many.” Those super-sized margaritas are all fun and games until someone gets seriously hurt. That’s why it’s so important that bartenders and the businesses that hire them are following the governed laws of Texas to protect its citizens from unnecessary injury or even wrongful death.
Unfortunately, there are bartenders, servers, and business owners who don’t respect those laws and put other people’s lives at risk. That’s where a dram shop attorney comes in. Under the Texas Dram Shop Act, you have the right to pursue a legal case to hold the responsible party to their actions that caused you or a family member to become injured.
However, without the right representation, these cases can become complicated and hard to navigate by yourself. By choosing an experienced attorney at the Law Offices of Denise Adkison-Brown, PLLC, you’re making a critical step in the right direction to getting the recovery that you deserve.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEXAS DRUNK DRIVING AND DRAM SHOP CASES
More often than not, dram shop cases stem from drunk driving accidents. The Texas Dram Shop Act, Section 2 of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code allows families who have lost a loved one or personal injury victims to sue commercial companies that may have played a part in the act of drunk driving.
As you can see, these cases take a unique angle to prove. As the plaintiff, it’s your job in court to prove that the alcohol administered to the driver put his/her life at risk as well as others by causing the accident. If you’re not experienced with the Texas Dram Shop Act or have a legal background, this can be difficult to navigate by yourself. Hiring a personal injury attorney can help you present your case in an organized manner that’s respected in the court of law!
HOW CAN OUR INJURY LAW FIRM SUCCESSFULLY HELP YOU IN A DRAM SHOP CASE?
Through a free scheduled consultation, we will thoroughly review the various details of every single case to develop a customized defense strategy just for you. There are several things that you must prove in order to receive the fair compensation that you deserve.
To adequately prove a dram shop case, you must make a case stating that the:
- Individual sold or served an alcoholic beverage to was obviously intoxicated at the time. This means that we would need to prove the extent that he presented a clear danger to himself other people around him.
- Individual was under the legal age to drink, proving that the act was illegal and that the minor could not handle their alcohol consumption.
- Proximate cause of the accident was intoxication.
But how do we do this? Getting started as soon as possible! To gather as many details and facts to support your case, it’s important to contact a dram shop attorney immediately after the accident.
DON’T HESITATE TO CALL A QUALIFIED DRAM SHOP ATTORNEY IN HOUSTON
After suffering an injury or losing a loved one due to reckless, intoxicated behavior, the last thing that you want to do is visit a law office. But, we highly encourage you to do so in order to receive the compensation that you deserve. Plus, our friendly firm provides the emotional support that family members need through this time while aggressively representing clients in the courtroom.
We work aggressively to fight for your rights to compensation and hold those with responsibility and liability accountable in court, and we won’t stop until you and your family feel satisfied with the results of your court case.
If you or a loved one has suffered from a similar drunk driving case, let the Law Offices of Denise Adkison-Brown, PLLC help you. Don’t wait—give us a call today.