Maryland High Court Says Adults Responsible For Underage Drinking Injuries

(July 7, 2016, 1:36 PM EDT) -- ANNAPOLIS, Md. — After reviewing two cases, Maryland’s high court on July 5 said those who consume alcohol before they are 21 are not solely responsible for injuries they sustain from drinking alcohol because they are not competent to handle to the effects of alcohol (Manal Kiriakos v. Brandon Phillips, No. 55, Nancy Dankos, et al. v. Linda Stapf, No. 20, Md. App.; 2016 Md. LEXIS 430).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160713-017Z.)

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