Q: If someone dies in an auto accident, but they were drunk, can the family sue the bar that
served the person for wrongful death?
A: Yes, provided that you can prove that the defendant was served alcohol when he was "obviously intoxicated."
A: Yes, and they should secure the person's credit card statements to see if a tab was rung up at the bar. They need to immediately contact a member of the NYState Trial Lawyers Assn for the county where it happened. There may be other aspects such as a "crashworthiness " case.
A: Yes. You should contact an attorney right away.
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