Q: How responsible is a manger of a bar if a customer is threatening violence and the owner still allows them to come in?
I told the owners we dont feel safe but they still allow her to come in. she has hit one security guard so far. Told 2 servers she would cause physical harm but the owners wont listen. they let her come back.
A: more info needed.
if the owner is put ON NOTICE i would think they have exposure
A: Unclear who you are. If you are a co-worker, and you are physically attacked by a customer, you have a workers compensation claim against your employer, and a personal injury claim against the customer.
If you are a customer, and the business has knowledge of the violent propensities of a customer, and you are physically attacked, you have a personal injury claim against the employer and the customer.
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