Carr Hatch Featured In Law Times Article “Social host liability ‘far from dead’ says personal injury lawyer”

Posted June 16, 2022
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Thomson Rogers personal injury lawyer Carr Hatch was recently featured in a Law Times article titled “Social host liability ‘far from dead’ says personal injury lawyer

In the article Hatch discusses how context is important when it comes to social host liability.

“The courts look at underage drinking cases on a spectrum based on the degree of responsibility of the parents, the foreseeability of harm and the proximity in creating the risk,” said Carr Hatch.

Hatch continued:

“For party hosts, you are vulnerable when you permit underage drinking in your home. That alone, however, is not enough to trigger social host liability — context is important.”

Continue reading the full article on Law Times here.


Carr Hatch is a partner at Thomson Rogers. Carr can be reached at 416-868-3208 or by EMAIL.


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