Why should a server be cautious when serving liquor to a large group of people?
Depending on your State and the liquor liability laws in the jurisdiction, you could be liable for any damages if you continue to serve an intoxicated person. The liability could be incurred even if they were already intoxicated and you just continued to serve them. Generally the weight relies on if a reasonable person would have known or should have known the person had drank too much or was intoxicated. If that person then gets in a car and injured someone or themself or kills someone your liability could be extreme. In some jurisdictions you could even face criminal charges.
December 20, 2014 2:33PM
Liquor makes people act aggressive. So a server should be cautious to determine if this group of people have already consumed large amounts and may cause a fight. And the server has to determine if all the members of the group are old enough to drink and they have the money to pay for it.