Can I sue the bar in Michigan that sold alcohol to the drunk driver?
In order to pursue a drunk driving lawsuit in Michigan under the Dram Shop Law, the injured party must prove that the injury or death was caused by a retail licensee's unlawful selling, giving, or furninshing of alcohol to a "visibly intoxicated person" or a minor. Visible intoxication is intoxication "apparent to an ordinary observer." Furnishing intoxicants to a minor (a person younger than 21) is per se unlawful and visible intoxication need not be shown.
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