Dram Shop Expert Witnesses

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Dram Shop expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including hospitality, alcohol service and consumption, personal injury law, premises liability, and business operations. Some of the most common specialties among Dram Shop expert witnesses also include liquor licensing, bar and nightclub management, intoxication effects, and alcohol-related accidents. They can opine on the effects of over-serving alcohol, compliance with local and state liquor laws, training and supervision of staff in alcohol-serving establishments, the role of alcohol in personal injuries or fatalities, and the responsibilities of businesses in preventing drunk driving incidents.

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Wine & Spirits and Travel Retail industries Expert Witness | ConnecticutView profile


Wine & Spirits and Travel Retail industries Expert Witness | Connecticut

This expert has over 30 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry and is highly familiar with the global trends. Prior to establishing his own consultancy, he held senior positions at Pernod Ricard and Seagram. While Vice President of Marketing for Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail, he created the Marketing Department for this new company which, under his management, grew volume...

Liquor and Dram Shop Liability Expert Witness | ColoradoView profile


Liquor and Dram Shop Liability Expert Witness | Colorado

This qualified expert has nearly 35 years of experience in law enforcement and is highly involved in laws pertaining to alcoholic beverages. He earned his BS from Colorado State University and completed the Colorado POST certification program at AIMS Community College. He has formerly served as the deputy sheriff for the Larimer County Sheriff's Office and an investigator for the Arapahoe County...

Dram Shop Expert Witness FAQs

What is a Dram Shop expert witness?

A Dram Shop expert witness is a professional who provides testimony in cases involving establishments that serve alcohol. They have expertise in laws and regulations related to the sale and service of alcoholic beverages.

In what types of cases can a Dram Shop expert witness be beneficial?

A Dram Shop expert witness can be crucial in cases involving DUIs, personal injury, wrongful death, or any case where an establishment's alcohol service may have contributed to harm.

What subspecialties exist within the field of Dram Shop expert witnessing?

Subspecialties can include liquor liability, bar and restaurant operations, alcohol intoxication effects, and state-specific dram shop laws.

How can a Dram Shop expert witness help establish liability in a case?

These experts can provide insight into whether an establishment followed proper procedures for serving alcohol, potentially establishing negligence if they served an obviously intoxicated person.

Why is understanding local Dram Shop laws important for an expert witness in this field?

Local Dram Shop laws vary widely. An expert needs to understand these differences to accurately assess whether an establishment has violated specific local regulations.

How does Expert Institute select its Dram Shop expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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