Practice Area

Hospitality & Liquor Liability


Hassett | Donnelly has handled a multitude of cases arising out of alcohol-related accidents and injuries. Understanding the complexities of dram shop and social host liability, we have successfully defended individuals, homeowners, small businesses, charitable organizations, restaurants and national chains in a variety of liquor liability claims. This practice area presents complex issues and requires working closely with investigators, toxicology and medical experts, accident reconstructionists and industry practice and safety professionals.

In addition, we have substantial experience defending clients in the hospitality sector including handling premises liability, negligent security, negligent training and negligent hiring matters involving:

  • Restaurants
  • Bars and Nightclubs
  • Hotels, Motels and Inns
  • Sports and Country Clubs
  • Charitable Groups and Organizations
  • Event and Function Halls
  • Concert and Festival Venues
  • Liquor Stores
  • Grocery and Convenience Stores
  • Homeowners / Social Hosts
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