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Chelsea Lewis Legal Environment of Business Professor Hodge September 12, 2018 Practice Assignment 1. What were the essential facts and legal issue(s) raised in Winwood ? In the Winwood case, the main legal issue is, is an adult in legal possession of alcohol in their home liable if minors consume it while the adult is not present? This legal issue is a counterpart of the liquor liability law in Pennsylvania, but from a different standpoint of adult versus minor. Brian Winwood consumed alcohol in Bregman’s (Appellee) home at a party hosted by the Appellee’s daughter. The alcohol purchased by the adults was stored in an unlocked area. After consumption, Brian Winwood got in a car accident, killing his brother, Timothy Winwood and injuring himself. 2. What was the court’s holding in Winwood ? Explain the court’s reasoning as well. The court held that social host liability would not be attributed to the Winwood case. In conjunction with the Alumni Association v. Sullivan case, here, the Appellee wasn’t involved in
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  • Spring '10
  • SamuelHodge
  • Law, Alcoholic beverage, Drinking culture, Distilled beverage, Timothy Winwood

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