Negligence Against Sports Bar Grill

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Questions Presented: 1. Does Maurice have proper reasoning to sue for negligence against Sports Bar Grill? 2. Does Jason’s estate have a reasonable cause of action to sue Sports Bar Grill due to improper maintenance of the foliage, or to sue Reliable Power and Energy due to improper maintenance of the utility lines surrounding Sports Bar Grill? 3. Does Sports Bar Grill have a reasonable cause of action to sue Reliable Power and Energy due to poor maintenance of the utility lines?
 
 Brief Answers 1. No, Maurice does not have proper reasoning to sue for negligence against Sports Bar Grill because it is up to the bar patron to use due care, and after Jason instigated a fight within the bar, the bar tender…show more content…
He left his phone and keys on the bar top, and approached the man. He looked at him and asked, “Who are you?” The man looked up at him, in a state of surprise, and replied “I’m Maurice, what do you want?” Jason suddenly proceeded to grab Maurice by his shirt collar and simply drag him away from his seat, and began to question Maurice about why he 's with “his girlfriend.” Maurice replied, “Get your hands off me! You’re drunk. Ashley is not your girlfriend. She told me all about you. You guys broke up weeks ago.” Jason then proceeded to punch Maurice in the jaw, and he fell backwards and hit his head on the table. Ashley walked in on the entire scene, and went to get the bartender. The bartender grabbed Jason and told him that he needed to leave. Jason grabbed his phone and keys and walked out of the bar. Maurice and Ashley walked outside, and did not notice that Jason was sitting in his car. He revved the engine to frighten them, and then proceeded to drive his car directly towards them. They managed to move out of the way just in time, and after they moved, Jason crashed headfirst into a rotting tree. The tree was 40 feet tall, and its branches were extending along the utility wires that were adjacent to the Sports Bar Grill’s parking lot. After Jason’s car hit the tree, the tree crackled and fell onto the utility wires, which

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