Faison, NC asked in Legal Malpractice, Car Accidents, DUI / DWI and Juvenile Law for North Carolina

Q: My 20 year old son was knowingly allowed to enter a bar being marked as over 21 the legal drinking age. After he left

The bar he was involved in head on collision and was arrested for DWI I'm curious can any charges be made against the bar since his friend let him in. His friend is an employee of the establishment so he is their responsibility

2 Lawyer Answers
William C. Head
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Sandy Springs, GA

A: Others injured or killed have the best claims. Your son willingly participated.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Contact a member of the NC Assn for Justice in the county where the wreck happened. Yes the bar is liable and should have carded him. But if a friend let him in some of it's on your son. Regardless they shouldn't have served him to point of intox. But it's a weak case.

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