6 common reasons for restaurant lawsuits

6 common reasons for restaurant lawsuits

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Restaurant owners come into contact with thousands of guests each year, and it’s likely that a guest may take legal action against them for reasons of varying degrees. While the possibility of being sued cannot be eliminated, owners can dramatically reduce the odds by paying attention and taking some basic steps to manage risk.

Here are the six most common reasons guests sue restaurant owners, and what owners can do to minimize their exposure.

1. Slip and falls:

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