|Faculty:||Gil Fried, Carla Varriale|
|Production Date:||January 20 2010|
If a man walks out of a bar and instigates a car crash, who is liable? Under dram shop laws, the bar may be held responsible. Attorneys Gil Fried and Carla Varriale describe the legal issues pertaining to alcohol management by examining the potential liability of both large and small establishments. Mr. Fried and Ms. Varriale pay special attention to training as an effective method of managing risk. Other potential strategies and techniques to reduce liability are presented, including successful policies employed by universities and sporting institutions.
I. Key Facts and Dram Shop Laws
II. Duties of the Drinker, Seller, Purchaser, and Employer
III. Defining “Visibly Intoxicated”
IV. Risk Management
V. Policies and Solutions
VI. Related Issues
January 20, 2010
Charles (Wheaton, IL)
Interesting and comprehensive
Lauren A. (Chicago, IL)
Wow- very impressed with Lawline! Excellent program.
Marcus (Port Neches, TX)
Anne (Longmont, CO)
Good program. Interesting overview of this topic.
Kelly (Chicago, IL)
Professor was very good, diliberate, easy to follow.
Ronald (Pflugerville, TX)
Informative about liability in different scenarios involving the sale of alcohol.
Michael (Itasca, IL)
KATHY (Palos Heights, IL)
Great presentation on difficulties and possible solutions
Jenny (Itasca, IL)
Eric (Chicago, IL)
It keeps your attention - not really my area of practice
Julie (Chicago, IL)
I found it interesting that the dram shop presentation went beyond bars and restaurants and addressed sporting venues and college tailgating. Very useful information. Enjoyed it!
Lorenzo (Chicago, IL)
This was very informative.
JOHN (Rio Grande City, TX)
james (Jersey City, NJ)
A well done presentation. The format also kept me engaged.
Brian (Mamaroneck, NY)
interview format is good
Mark (Fort Covington, NY)
Louis (Howard Beach, NY)
It is a very interesting and informative program and well presented. I will certainly recommend Lawline.com to my colleagues.
Neil (Cross River , NY)
interesting and informative
Roberta (Chicago Heights, IL)
Very informative and enjoyable presentation. Speakers gave good examples to reinforce their points.
Jerry (Shippensburg, PA)
Very good speakers - interesting topic. Not really directly related to my career, but still kept my attention.
James (Rochester, NY)
Fantastic speaker and session.
Pamela (Silver Spring, MD)
Gerald (mount morris, NY)
Jill (Bronx, NY)
I really liked the team teaching, asking questions back and forth.
Clifton (Dublin, GA)
Franklin (Brooklyn, NY)
Brenda (Huntington , NY)
I liked all the different angles and the different issues that come under the umbrella of Liquor Liability.
Carol (Staten Island, NY)
I liked that there was more than one speaker and they were almost having a discussion about the topic
Roger (Audubon, NJ)
excellent, very cogent
John (Kingston, NY)
Good, practical advice regarding training staff.
Peter (Hoboken, NJ)
Nice to have two instructors talking with each other
Andrew (Brooklyn, NY)
Mark (Forest Hills, NY)
Liability resulting from alcohol usage is an area that the Public should be made aware of.
Joseph (Philadelphia, PA)
Jill (Rochester, NY)
Sue (Alexandria, VA)
Mamie (Ft. Worth, TX)
Best team teaching I have seen!
DAVID (MATAWAN, NJ)
enjoyed presenters format
Julie (Irving, TX)
This is a really good program. It was extremely helpful to me.
Ann (Pittsfield, MA)
Very interesting topic, great presentation. I would highly recommend this seminar.
Victor (Dallas, TX)
Tonye (Denver, CO)
Wendy (New Rochelle, NY)
Excellent program. Very interesting. Good speakers.
Kimberley (Wilson, NC)
Very informative, information needed by many people and not just attorneys.
Wendi (Georgetown, TX)
Jill (Morristown, TN)
Jeremy (Charlottesville, VA)
Interesting topic, I enjoyed this CLE, as far as CLEs go.
Hannah (Boston, MA)
The speakers obviously know the subject matter very well and did a great job presenting the information.
Eneida (Brooklyn, NY)
The speakers adequately covered the various and complex legal issues that arise from serving and/or selling alcohol to individuals in a vast variety of venues.
Mark (Naperville, IL)
I like the 2 person presentation.
Paula (Alhambra, CA)
Good seminar and presentation by both of the speakers.
Adina (Tucker, GA)
very interesting and useful presentation
Don (Houston, TX)
love the format
Anita (Bethesda, MD)
Michael (Westerville, OH)
Very interesting topic. Something you could discuss while having a drink at the bar. Always good to have a general working knowledge of this type of law in your every day practice. Found the discussion on dram shop liability interesting as this was the subject of a legal writing assignment back in law school.
William (East Brunswick, NJ)
Kwame (Herndon, VA)
Very good course
Malcolm (Spring, TX)
I thought the information regarding the "training" programs out there was very helpful. Further the new "technology" is something I will look into. The over all figures that were brought out shocked me.
Ann Michelle (Lisle, IL)
Very interested and very scarey.
james (woodlands, TX)
A very well paced primer on this subject matter.
Neil (Falls Church, VA)
Very interesting course!
Jeanne (Newport News, VA)
Mark (Golden, CO)
Edward (Medina, NY)
Good discussion on ancillary issues such as tailgating, BYOB
Francis (Rye Brook, NY)
Excellent combination of presenters in stlye, voice and pitch. They were the best that I have heard for your courses. Frank Filipowski
Linda (Collinsville, CT)
Good presentation on an area of the law that I do not know too much about. I liked the give and take between the speakers.
John Q (Bridgewater, VA)
Karen (Livermore, CA)
They were fantastic speakers! I l;earned quite a bit.
Jason (North Chesterfield, VA)
Straightforward and covers a lot of bases from all sides of the issue.
Otto (Little Neck, NY)
James (Southhold, NY)
Broad areas of discussion outside usual dram shop issues re bars and taverns was interesting, as was risk management techniques and considerations for large venues
Marcia (New York, NY)
Great presentation. Full of substantive information - from beginning to end.
Janet (Chicago, IL)
Informative and entertaining speakers who worked well together.
Karen (Virginia Beach, VA)
Interesting look at the law relating to alcohol-related liability.
James (LAKE BLUFF, IL)
Great speakers. Thoughtful and informative substance and presentation.
Stephen F. (Niles, IL)
Intriguing subject matter which included some colorful case examples.
Carol (Evanston, IL)
Karen (Wilmette, IL)
Great course with pertinent information. Enjoyed the tips for examination of witnesses.
Opal (Rochester, NY)
Very enjoyable and interesting program. An informal "round table" type of format was used by these two presenters. It flowed easily and worked well. Good general overview of alcohol related legal issues.
Zachary (Charlotte, NC)
Very informative, useful information regarding dram shop laws, sporting events and emerging alcohol litigation.
Donald (CHAMPAIGN, IL)
Excellent material and presentation.
Paul (Rochester, NY)
It was interesting to hear about the issues with serving alcohol at sporting venues.
Joseph (Harrisburg, PA)
Irene (Lewisville, TX)
Very informative and interesting. Really enjoyed the speakers
Faber (Navasota, TX)
Substance abuse is a common problem among lawyers. This is a good course to raise awareness of the problem.
Cilya (Houston, TX)
James (Washington, DC)
Very timely & useful; well-anchored in practical pointers, and probable examples.
Ronald (Downers Grove, IL)
Very informative and an interesting presentation.
Ronald (Glenview, IL)
I thought Gil was excellent; very knowledgeable and a good teacher.
Charles (Fountain Valley, CA)
Very interesting presentation on a timely and relevant issue. Well presented by two obviously knowledgable and experienced attorneys.
Larry (Portsmouth, VA)
Liked the round table format. Well done.
Charles (Clayton, TX)
Excellent cutting edge information
Wesley (San Francisco, CA)
The round-table format is a nice change of pace from other videos.
James (Chicago, IL)
Good overview of the area of the law.
Emil (San Diego, CA)
Great insights into this area of the law. Very well done.
Raymond (Anaheim, CA)
Great information and presented very well.
Robert (Los Angeles, CA)
It gave me a lot of ideas to think about in this area when being involved with a case.
Katherine (Los Angeles, CA)
This course was fascinating. The statistics are highly relevant to related litigation. Thank you.
Dan (Roseville, CA)
Interesting and informative
michael (Chattanooga, TN)
very well done
Linda (Brentwood, TN)
Very interesting topic.
Genevieve (Massapequa, NY)
VERY INFORMATIVE. A WINNER.
Patrick (Sacramento, CA)
Informative especially on Dramshop laws.
William (Paso Robles, CA)
john (memphis, TN)
enjoyable and straightforward course
RHONDA (East Hampton, NY)
they made the subject interesting and accessible.
Jeffrey (Hinsdale, IL)
Clear written materials and relevant examples.
Paul (New York, NY)
Penny (Nashville, TN)
Jaime (Greensboro, NC)
Great presentation. I enjoyed it.
Gerald L. (arlington, VA)
A good area of the law for me to be knowledgable as I am attorney for a large Country club. thank you
Toni (Annandale, VA)
Joseph (Fairfax, VA)
Jackson (Abingdon, VA)
The man was exceptional in the scope of his knowledge. Good program.
Lesley (East Rockaway, NY)
Louis (Washington, DC)
This course presents alcohol related legal issues clearly and succintly. It is easy to follow and has real life ramifications for everyone taking it.
Sarah (Topeka, KS)
The speakers did a good job of covering both the legal and practical aspects of the topic.
Robin (Washington, DC)
I really enjoyed the back and forth manner the speakers used. It was more interesting than just a straight on lecture - it seemed more like a discussion of the issues.
Curtis (The Woodlands, TX)
Charles (D.c., DC)
I liked the fact that the speakers interacted with each other rather than simply reading the presentation.
Wallace (Long Beach, CA)
intersting subject matter
Christian (Alexandria, VA)
Glad I did this one.
Robin (Round Hill, VA)
It was really good, but more discussion on companies hosting events where alcohol is served (rather than the strong focus on sporting venues) would have been more applicable to my practice.
Jennifer (La Grange, IL)
The speakers were a good combination of engaging and informative. The written materials were particularly helpful in this case.
diane (New York, NY)
overall, very good presentation
Dennis (Arlington Heights, IL)
Interesting subject matter with good pointers.
Diane (Front Royal, VA)
This was a very interesting course. I enjoyed the topic, even though it is not an area that I practice in. Thanks for the interesing hour.
Michael (MELVILLE, NY)
Not my area of practice, but more intricate than I would have thought.
Charles (San Antonio, TX)
This is information every lawyer should be familiar with.
Donald (Boston, MA)
Very interesting topic
Ron (Painted Post, NY)
the format of conversation between thespeakrs was better than lecturing; would like more of this
John (Smithtown, NY)
There were no written materials. However you keep asking for an evaluation so I ranked it lowest since it was nonexistent.
Benjamin (New York, NY)
Excellent presentation. A must for anyone involved in a dram shop act case.
Norajean (Greenlawn, NY)
Frank (San Antonio, TX)
Very informative. Now I know why my beer is poured from a bottle to a cup at a sporting event.
Zachary (Vienna, VA)
Good overview of the basic issues.
Paul (Bayville, NY)
Enjoyed the topic and presentation
Eric (Earlysville, VA)
James (Chicago, IL)
Subject matter pertinent to my practice. Speakers kept my interest.
Mark (carrollton, TX)
very informative as I have a dram-shop casr working right now...
Amie (Amarillo, TX)
Good general information but not state specific.
Robert (Rye Brook, NY)
not specific enough
Anupama (Richmond, VA)
This was very interesting and practical information
Donald (Princeton, NJ)
panel discussion between 2 experts in the field covering: 1) the letter of the law 2) preventing situations leading to injury and liability
joseph (brooklyn, NY)
very knowedgeable speakers, interesting subject matter
Pamela (Rochester, NY)
Good discussion of many of the issues relating to alcohol.
Jeffrey (New York, NY)
Informative and entertaining.
Donald (Bradenton, FL)
Carole (New York, NY)
The information was well selected and presented. Very organized and informative. The speakers were focused and to the point, and had a good rapport.
Tracey (Philadelphia, PA)
The VERY most engaging speaker.
Christine R. (Hackensack, NJ)
Best seminar so far!
kenneth (bronx, NY)
Highly informative, and well presented. Excellent program.
Russell (Norfolk, VA)
An excellent subject and outstanding presentation.
Edward (Hanover, NH)
great very informative but a little too concentrated on one case "Verni" but very practical
James (Roselle, IL)
Excellent format. As a dram shop attorney I came away with several new perspectives. Well done.
jeffrey (white plains, NY)
Good conversation between the two speakers also addressed the subject well
Eric (Chicago, IL)
William (Chicago, IL)
Very interesting. Makes me want to set up a consulting firm for taverns.
Lana (Napervile, IL)
Thomas (Springfield, IL)
I enjoyed this seminar.
bet (Gainesville, VA)
Very interesting subject.
Brian (Hoboken, NJ)
I thought this was very informative. Excellent CLE providing the audience a broad treatment of alcohol service at a variety of different venues.
Gary (Phoenix, AZ)
Interesting course and well done.
Neil (New York, NY)
Interesting subject matter.
Brian (Aurora, IL)
Charles (Albany, NY)
Much more interesting than I had anticipated.
JAMES (CHICAGO, IL)
Well done, Cheers!
Sarah (Alexandria, VA)
i'd like to see more alcohol law related seminars.
Michael (New York, NY)
One of those subjects that I would not practice but wanted to know for myself
Douglas (Albany, NY)
Excellent grasp of subject matter
Gwenn (Albany, NY)
Proactive approach to limiting liability of alcohol service providers - learned from and enjoyed the presentatio.
Jeremy (New York, NY)
This is the best CLE course format I have had in all my years of having to do CLE courses. Since I have been doing them since they were required in NY, that is a compliment.
Diann (Murphysboro, IL)
Speakers were knowledgeable and interesting. Easy to listen to.
Luis (Houston, TX)
Professor Fried's comments and illustrations about lawsuits in which he appeared as defense attorney were very illuminating.
William (Arlington, TX)
Excellent presentation, highly informative, provides a clear insight into a very complex area of the law
Stacy (Chicago, IL)
I thought the topic was interesting.
Andrew Chad (Nashville, TN)
Dennis (Dallas, TX)
Very interesting and insightful.
Hilary (Abingdon, VA)
The speakers were excellent. Many useful tips.
John (NEW YORK, NY)
Jeffrey (Severn, MD)
William (Austin, TX)
Helpful as I am engaged in the legal aspects of the beverage industry.
Christopher (West Roxbury, MA)
I loved the topic. Very interesting and love the relationship the topic had to sporting events
Frank (Chicago, IL)
Susan (Bayside,NY 11361, NY)
Interesting discussion about a very controversial topic.
Ellis (Warrington, PA)
Easy to listen to them