Liquor Liability Insurance

Do you need Liquor Liability Insurance?

Do you need Liquor Liability Insurance?

Owning a business that serves alcohol, whether in an established location or for a special event, always involves an element of risk. Liquor liability insurance protects you against loss or damages claimed as the result of a patron of your business becoming intoxicated and injuring themselves or others.

If your business manufactures, sells, serves, or facilitates the use or purchase of alcohol, then you need liquor liability insurance coverage.

Liquor liability 101

Liquor liability 101

There has always been a great deal of confusion about the need for liquor liability, even among insurance professionals. Liquor liability laws vary greatly by state, and insurance policy coverage options are often confusing. Here are the basics:

  • “Dram Shop” Laws are established at the state level and hold alcoholic beverage servers financially liable for the harm that visibly intoxicated individuals cause to other people, themselves, or property 
  • Liquor Legal Liability provides coverage for bodily injury or property damage for which you may become legally liable as the result of contributing to a person's intoxication
  • Host Liquor Liability Insurance Policies cover special events for businesses that elect to serve alcohol to their employees, prospects, and customers
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