Tiger Woods is the target of a new lawsuit claiming the golfing superstar allowed his Florida restaurant to over-serve alcohol to an employee who struggled with alcoholism, which brought about his death. Woods and the overall manager of the restaurant, The Woods Jupiter, had been named inside the wrongful death lawsuit brought using the parents of the 24-yr-antique bartender, USA Today reported. Nicholas Immesberger reportedly had a blood alcohol content material of about zero.28 — extra than three instances of the legal restriction — when he died after his automobile went off the road as he became riding domestic from work closing December.
The lawsuit filed in Palm Beach County on Monday alleged that earlier than the crash, Immesberger changed into over-served for approximately 3 hours after his shift at the restaurant was over. The lawsuit claimed, “Tiger knew, or fairly ought to have recognized, that Immesberger turned into habitually hooked on the usage of any or all alcoholic liquids and changed into a recurring drunkard. While the lawsuit alleged that “Tiger is personally in charge in this motion due to the fact he participated in the serving of alcohol,” USA Today cited that Woods may not be at the eating place on time. The newspaper reported that below kingdom alcohol laws,
Woods might be held responsible as a proprietor of the eating place even supposing he wasn’t there, in damage or demise instances related to a person with a regarded history of alcohol abuse who changed into over-served.
According to the lawsuit, “The employees and management at The Woods had a direct understanding that Immesberger had a routine problem with alcohol”. They knew that he attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings to attempt to treat his sickness. “Despite this, the personnel and management at The Woods endured serving Immesberger alcohol while he was operating as well as after work, even as he sat at the bar.