Skip to main content

Indiana Code Title 7.1. Alcohol and Tobacco § 7.1-5-10-15.5

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

Sec. 15.5. ?(a)?As used in this section, ?furnish? includes barter, deliver, sell, exchange, provide, or give away.

(b)?A person who furnishes an alcoholic beverage to a person is not liable in a civil action for damages caused by the impairment or intoxication of the person who was furnished the alcoholic beverage unless:

(1)?the person furnishing the alcoholic beverage had actual knowledge that the person to whom the alcoholic beverage was furnished was visibly intoxicated at the time the alcoholic beverage was furnished; ?and

(2)?the intoxication of the person to whom the alcoholic beverage was furnished was a proximate cause of the death, injury, or damage alleged in the complaint.

(c)?If a person who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age suffers injury or death proximately caused by the person's voluntary intoxication, the:

(1)?person;

(2)?person's dependents;

(3)?person's personal representative; ?or

(4)?person's heirs;

may not assert a claim for damages for personal injury or death against a person who furnished an alcoholic beverage that contributed to the person's intoxication, unless subsections (b)(1) and (b)(2) apply.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 7.1. Alcohol and Tobacco § 7.1-5-10-15.5 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-7-1-alcohol-and-tobacco/in-code-sect-7-1-5-10-15-5.html


FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard