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‘Tis the season for holiday office parties! This is the time of year when coworkers get to interact in a more relaxed setting. The furthest thing from your mind is probably sustaining an injury at one of these parties. Nonetheless, it could happen. Would you know how to handle the situation? If not, keep reading.
Social Host Liability
The person who hosts the party has an obligation to make sure that everyone is safe. If injuries arise from serving alcohol, the host might be responsible. However, social host liability laws vary from state to state.
If the holiday party is hosted at a building or hotel, they might be liable for your injuries. After all, they have to make sure that their facility is safe. If they fail to keep the property safe, they will be at fault for premises liability.
The attorneys at Levine & Wiss wish everyone a safe holiday season. In the event that you suffer an injury at your holiday office party, contact us. Our experienced attorneys will work to provide you with the compensation you deserve. Contact us for a free initial consultation.