“What is the penalty for drinking under 10% of the legal alcohol limit?” What are the various conditions of being an alcoholic? Can a person get a license to sell alcoholic beverages?
“What is the maximum amount of alcohol in a one liter soda or beer glass? Is it 10% or 20%?” Can a person get a license to sell alcoholic beverages?
“What would the consequences be if one of the three following happens: (1) someone is intoxicated by consuming alcoholic beverages that exceed the consumption limit; (2) anyone is hospitalized by the use of a deadly poison in a drink; or (3) someone dies in an incident involving a deadly poison in an alcoholic drink?”
A. It causes problems:
“For example, the driver of a car will be liable under the new rules. Someone using a drug may be charged even if the drug does not cause him to act irrationally.”
“Someone who is intoxicated by a controlled substance may not be able to drive a car without a license.”
B. The people involved in the incidents are involved and may be liable:
“For example, an intoxicated person may be found liable if he or she caused a traffic accident to injure people who were not involved in the incident.”
“An intoxicated person who is driving an automobile could be charged with DUI unless the person had a safe means of transportation, such as a wheelchair or wheelchair-bound patient in the vehicle.”
“An adult with a high level of alcohol consumption may be charged with DUI even if he or she was not driving.”
“This person may have no legal defense because the law’s definition of drunk driving is so broad.”
“The most serious consequences under New Hampshire law are DUI and vehicular assault.”
C. The people involved in the fatal incidents are not involved and might be liable:
“For example, the drunk driver responsible for the death of a passenger might be held responsible under New Hampshire law if he or she caused a car accident in which a passenger was killed, even if that passenger fell asleep in the passenger seat.”
“The drunk driver is not legally responsible because he or she is a third party who caused the accident.”
“When someone dies as a result of the actions of a person who has had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) greater than 0.08 percent, the death is considered a willful and wanton killing under New Hampshire law.”