Understanding Colorado’s Dram Shop Statute

Colorado’s dram shop statute can affect many sectors, such as business owners in the hospitality industry, event organization, or simply independent shops that sell alcohol. The dram shop law involves legal liability issues surrounding alcohol service and consumption. This law affects a wide range of stakeholders, from bar and restaurant owners to the everyday consumer,…

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Colorado’s Dram Shop Laws: Holding Establishments Accountable for Accidents

Colorado’s dram shop laws are an important aspect of the state’s legal system, yet many people are unaware of their existence. These laws hold establishments accountable for serving alcohol to individuals who are already visibly intoxicated or under the age of 21. If a person is involved in an accident caused by someone who was…

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How to Get Compensation From a Drunk Driver

Being involved in a drunk driving accident can be an incredibly traumatic experience, especially if the accident results in serious injury. While a criminal court case holds the drunk driver responsible, criminal charges aren’t designed to compensate victims for their losses and suffering. People may receive some sort of compensation from a criminal case for…

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Football Season Means More Drunk Drivers

Now that the fall season has finally arrived, we can turn our attention to the things that matter – like football! Every year at this time, millions of people across the country celebrate their love of the game and cheer for their favorite teams. This year will be no different. Unfortunately, football season can also…

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Restitution and Personal Injury Settlements

In People v. Stanley, the Colorado Court of Appeals determined whether a defendant in a criminal case (Stanley) should be entitled to a reduction in the restitution he was ordered to pay the victim after Stanley’s automobile insurance carrier also paid the victim $25,000 in insurance proceeds. After Stanley pled guilty to felony vehicular assault,…

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How to Deal with Drunk Drivers on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day may immediately cause one to think of wearing green and leprechauns looking for their pots of gold, but for millions of people across the country, it also means a time to go out with friends and celebrate. And, of course, many of the celebrations will include green beer, Irish whiskey, and other…

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