. .

Invest in your success.
JVRA helps lawyers win cases by providing critical information you can use to establish precedent, determine demand and win arguments.

ARTICLE ID 191603

$________ Dram Shop – Liquor store sells alcohol to 20-year-old who shares it with 16-year-old – Minor becomes inebriated, and fatally strikes utility pole in single vehicle collision.

Union County, NJ

The plaintiff contended that the defendant liquor stores sold alcohol, including a ________ ml bottle of vodka and some beer to the 20-year-old and that the quantity was sufficiently large to render it foreseeable that he would share it with others. The plaintiff contended that he did, and that the 16-year-old unlicensed driver became inebriated, resulting in his losing control and striking a utility pole in the fatal accident.

The plaintiff maintained that the decedent, who died from massive internal injuries and cerebral edema, experienced a brief period of conscious pain and suffering. The defendant’s anesthesiologist contended that the decedent died instantly.

The decedent left his parents and two siblings. The plaintiff contended that the loss under Green/Bitner was very significant and the plaintiff’s economist discussed economic damages that ranged from $________ to $________.The case settled prior at trial for $________.

To read the full article, please login to your account or purchase

5 ways to win with JVRA

JVRA gives you jurisdiction-specific, year-round insight into the strategies, arguments and tactics that win. Successful attorneys come to the table prepared and use JVRA to:

  1. Determine if a case is winnable and recovery amounts.
  2. Determine reasonable demand for a case early on.
  3. Support a settlement demand by establishing precedent.
  4. Research trial strategies, tactics and arguments.
  5. Defeat or support post-trial motions through past case histories.

Try JVRA for a day or a month, or sign up for our deluxe Litigation Support Plan and put the intelligence of JVRA to work for all of your clients. See our subscription plans.