In the state of Wisconsin, it is illegal to provide a minor with alcohol either as a server at a bar or as a host of a private party. Unfortunately, Wisconsin has many underage drinkers who choose to drive, leading to one of the highest levels of drunk driving arrests and accidents in the U.S. According to Wisconsin law, victims of accidents caused by minors have the right to pursue damages against those who provided the alcohol to the minor under certain circumstances.
If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident with an underage drunk driver, you could be entitled to financial compensation from the individuals who provided them with alcohol. To speak with an attorney who can help you understand and protect your rights, contact our Kenosha social host liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874.
When a driver under the age of 21 causes an accident due to being under the influence of alcohol, the alcohol provider may be held accountable if:
When someone causes an accident due to being under the influence, the ramifications can be extensive and extremely serious. In order to get the full amount of compensation that you may be due as the victim of an intoxicated driver, you should consult a legal professional about holding a social host liable in addition to the driver.
It is the responsibility of adults to make sure they do not provide alcohol to minors. If you or a loved one was injured because an irresponsible adult provided alcohol to a minor, don’t hesitate to consult with an experienced attorney about getting the compensation you may deserve. For more information on social host liability, contact our Kenosha social host liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874.