Restaurant and Innkeeper Liability

Gallo Vitucci Klar LLP excels as one of the region’s preeminent firms in the defense of hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. It has defended hundreds of establishments in New York and New Jersey in the last decade, including some of the most famous restaurants and bars in the world. Our practice encompasses representation of international fast-food restaurant chains and franchises and Michelin-rated restaurants in a wide variety of lawsuits.

Our firm also has extensive experience defending liquor liability claims, including dram shop claims arising from fatal accidents, well-publicized assaults and other violent encounters.

Our firm also has a unique emergency response team that works closely with our establishments, brokers, insurance companies, claims adjusters, administrators and investigators to respond quickly to significant incidents in order to begin an effective investigation immediately.

Restaurant and Innkeeper Liability Case Results

  • Representation of a global fast-food corporation and its franchises in lawsuits throughout New York and New Jersey
  • Representation of an international restaurant, bar and event space provider in various personal injury and contractual claims
  • Successful defense of a world-famous steakhouse in multiple lawsuits
  • Counsel of choice for some of the region’s largest restaurant franchisors in claims involving patrons, employees and third parties