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U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks to Expand Consumer Protections from Air Carriers Doing Business in the U.S.

In August 2022, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) proposed an expansion of consumer protections from domestic and foreign air carriers, which would codify a well-settled interpretation of the law that is an unfair business practice for 1) an air carrier, or a ticket agent to refuse to provide requested refunds to consumers when a…

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Dram Shop Liability: Suing a Bar or Restaurant for Overservice

Dram Shop Laws are laws that impose civil liability for the overservice of alcohol on bar and restaurant establishments that are licensed to serve alcoholic beverages. These laws vary from state to state. In the state of Texas, Dram Shop laws hold bars and restaurants that serve alcohol liable if there was service of alcohol…

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