Who is legally responsible when an intoxicated motorist is injured in a traffic accident?
Is it the drunken driver? Or is it whoever served him the booze?
That is a question the New Jersey Supreme Court will take up in an appeal that some observers say will have a broad impact on insurance costs, small businesses that serve alcohol, and deterrence of drunken driving.
The question will be entertained in an appeal brought by a Toms River restaurant being sued by a Brick man who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash after leaving the eatery drunk.
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