The Food, Beverage, and Hospitality industry faces unique challenges that require experienced attorneys who can help on day-to-day issues and high exposure and catastrophic injury cases. O’Toole Scrivo has a team of attorneys who provide a wide range of advice to Food, Beverage, and Hospitality business, from labor and employment matters to dram shop liability claims.
At O’Toole Scrivo, our legal team recognizes that dram shop liability is a prevalent concern for alcohol-serving establishments and their insurance carriers. Our lawyers provide highly skilled representation in liquor liability cases for owners of bars, catering halls, commercial premises, nightclubs, country clubs, restaurants, and taverns. Our litigation team is well-versed in the evolving dram shop and social host laws and handles claims arising from assaults, auto accidents, auto fatalities, DUI, DWI, illegal behavior by patrons or guests, negligence, and premises liability accidents.
We also maintain a 24/7 accident response capability and are able to dispatch an experienced team of attorneys and in-house investigators to obtain and preserve critical evidence such as witness statements, video or other surveillance, digital recordings, and other footage. The Firm also has access to preeminent toxicology and medical experts.
On the regulatory side, we work closely with clients in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry to help navigate clients through the appropriate licensing authorities, including the New Jersey Division of Alcohol and Beverage Control.