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AMI 1901 Dramshop Liability—Sale to a Minor

Arkansas Supreme Court Committee On Jury Instructions-Civil

Ark. Model Jury Instr., Civil AMI 1901
Arkansas Model Jury Instructions-Civil
November 2021 Update
Arkansas Supreme Court Committee On Jury Instructions-Civil
Chapter 19. Dram Shop
AMI 1901 Dramshop Liability—Sale to a Minor
Arkansas law prohibits an alcoholic beverage retailer from selling alcoholic beverages to a person who the retailer knows or reasonably should know is a minor.
(Plaintiff) alleges and has the burden of proving the following:
First, that (Defendant) sold alcoholic beverages to
(Minor), who was a minor; and
Second, that (Defendant) knew or reasonably should have known that (Minor) was a minor; and
Third, that such knowing sale was a proximate cause of (Plaintiff's) damages.
COMMENT
This instruction is based on Ark. Code Ann. § 16-126-103. See also AMI 501 (definition of proximate cause).
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