Friday, March 23, 2012

REYNOLDS V. HICKS case brief

REYNOLDS V. HICKS

• nephew of groom at a wedding got drunk and caused a car accident, injuring Pl
• social host liability holds the host responsible if a minor gets drunk and gets hurt
• pl argued that social host liability should be extended to include third persons
• court declined to extend the liability because private hosts should not be held to the same standard of care to prevent a minor from drinking as would be a vendor

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