Florida – January 13, 2021 – John J. Harris, government consultant in GrayRobinson’s Tallahassee office, and Hannah Becker, senior associate in GrayRobinson’s Tampa office, authored "Know the ‘Habitual Drunkard’?" published in the January 2021 edition of the Southern Beverage Journal, Florida Edition magazine. The article discusses Florida’s Dram Shop law and its unique cause of action that extends liability where a licensed retailer serves alcohol beverages to a "habitual drunkard." GrayRobinson’s Nationwide Alcohol Industry Team has extensive knowledge of state dram shop laws in the United States and can work with alcohol industry clients to address potential or actual dram shop liability issues.
John Harris and Hannah Becker Author Article in January 2021 Edition of the Southern Beverage Journal, Florida Edition Magazine
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