Dram Shop Liability

Under the Illinois Liquor Control Act, also known as the Dram Shop Act, a party injured by an intoxicated person can sue a business or establishments which contributed to that person’s intoxication. Each year, the limit of liability for causes of action brought by persons under the Illinois Dram Shop Act steadily increases. Our firm has substantial experience defending the owners and operators of restaurants, bars, and other establishment who may be found liable for injuries caused by an intoxicated person under this Act. These not only include injuries caused in automobile accidents, but by assaults or other forms of negligence as well.