Lake County Social Host Liability Attorney
If Your Child is Injured Drinking at Someone Else's Home
If a minor is injured after drinking alcohol at someone's house, the homeowner may be held liable for those injuries. Known as social host liability in Illinois, this legal rule allows the injury victim or their parents to make a claim against the host's homeowner's insurance to recover damages associated with physical injury and medical expenses.
At the Lake County area law offices of Salvi & Maher, L.L.C., our attorneys work with seriously injured clients and their family to pursue full and fair financial recovery. We understand how dramatically a serious injury can affect the life of an underage minor and the lives of that child's family, and our lawyers want to help your family get the resources you need during difficult times.
Homeowner Liability for Underage Drinking
Whether the alcohol was provided by the homeowner, or it was brought to the party by one of the underage drinkers, social host liability laws apply to underage drinking. The social host law aims to do more than just curb underage drinking. It's goal is to help families address the serious consequences following an injury that should never have happened.
If homeowners fail to take responsibility for what goes on in their home, social host liability is way for the justice system to make a right from their wrong.
Underage drinking accidents occur every year. Social host liability can cover a wide range of injuries, including those involving:
Our lawyers can evaluate your case and give you dependable feedback about your homeowner's liability case. If your child has been seriously injured at an underage drinking party at someone else's home, then you need to have the right information to make an informed decision.
Get the Information and Guidance Your Family Needs
When your family is facing the challenges of a serious accident, it is important to know your rights and options. Call our firm at 847-662-3303 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation and find out how we can help you.