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Illinois Dram Shop Personal Injury Claims

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Whenever an individual is injured as a result of the actions of an intoxicated person, the injured party may bring a personal injury claim against the individual in question, of course. Like in several other states, in Illinois, the injured party may also bring a claim against the bar or tavern owner who supplied the alcohol or intoxicating agent to the individual that caused the injury. Known as “dram shop” claims, these actions are named for the unit of measure (a dram) by which alcohol was traditionally sold.

In Illinois, a person filing a personal injury claim against a vendor that sold the alcohol may seek to redress personal injury, property damage and damage to means of support or loss of society.

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