Responisbility in Tennesse for Alcohol Related Accidents

There have been several tragic accidents this year in Tennessee as a result of drunk drivers. When this occurs questions arise not only about the driver of the car but also about other potential people that may share responsibility. Specifically, whether a bar or restaurant served a person they knew was drunk or underage. This is known as dram shop cases.

You can watch Tennessee Lawyer, Jim Higgins, on the interview below to learn more about this topic:


If you have been the victim of a drunk driving accident and have questions, feel free to contact one of our Tennessee Car Accident lawyers.

Author Bio

Jim Higgins, founder of the Higgins Firm, is a seasoned personal injury attorney with deep roots in Nashville, Tennessee. A 4th generation Nashvillian, Jim carries on the legal legacy of his father, a judge for over 30 years. After graduating from the University of Memphis School of Law, Jim’s career began on the other side of the courtroom, defending insurance companies and learning their tactics for minimizing settlements. However, he soon realized his true calling was fighting for the rights of the injured, and for the past several years, he has exclusively represented plaintiffs in personal injury cases.

Since then, his dedication and skill have earned him membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization limited to attorneys who have secured million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients. Licensed to practice in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Georgia, Jim focuses on personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation cases. His exceptional work has been recognized by his peers, earning him a spot on the Super Lawyers list from 2021 to 2024, a distinction awarded to only a select group of accomplished attorneys in each state.

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