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Alabama Supreme Court Upholds $15M Verdict in Dram Shop Act Lawsuit

The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld a $15 million verdict over a wreck that killed a 13-year-old boy. Al.com reports the court didn’t issue an opinion explaining its decision when it was issued Nov. 20. The verdict was returned in …

Mississippi Lawsuit Against Bar Over Drunk Driving Death Leads to $15M Judgment

A lawsuit and the state’s dram shop law have led to a $15 million judgment in Mississippi against Slippery Nick’s Saloon and Grill. However those who brought the suit do not expect to collect since the bar had no liability …

Georgia Court Holds Store Liable for Fatal Crash After Beer Sale

The Georgia Supreme Court has found a convenience store can be held liable for a fatal highway accident that took place after a driver purchased a 12-pack of beer. Overturning a lower court, the state’s top court ruled 6-1 on …