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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 2A, ADMINISTRATION OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Section: 2A:22a-5: Conditions for recovery of damages
a. A person who sustains personal injury or property damage as a result of the negligent service of alcoholic beverages by a licensed alcoholic beverage server may recover damages from a licensed alcoholic beverage server only if:
(1) The server is deemed negligent pursuant to subsection b. of this section; and
(2) The injury or damage was proximately caused by the negligent service of alcoholic beverages; and
(3) The injury or damage was a foreseeable consequence of the negligent service of alcoholic beverages.
b. A licensed alcoholic beverage server shall be deemed to have been negligent only when the server served a visibly intoxicated person, or served a minor, under circumstances where the server knew, or reasonably should have known, that the person served was a minor.
L. 1987, c. 152, s. 5.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.
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