Holiday parties can be dangerous

December 29, 2014

  • 48A Automobiles
  • 48AV Injuries from Operation, or Use of Highway
  • 48AV(A) Nature and Grounds of Liability
  • 48Ak183 Persons Liable
  • 48Ak197 Persons Other Than Owners or Operators in General
  • 48Ak197(2) Employment-Related Issues

12-29-14Employer did not owe a duty to injured motorists to exercise reasonable care by preventing employee who had consumed self-supplied liquor at a company Christmas party, but who was not visibly intoxicated, from operating his motor vehicle.

Trusiani v. Cumberland and York Distributors, Inc., 538 A.2d 258, (Me., 1988)