Posted By Law Office of Steven R. Whitman
In Bernier v. Smitty’s Sports Pub, Inc., the Appeals Court of Massachusetts ruled that a bar patron who mistakenly entered the basement of a business through a door marked “Employees Only” was not a trespasser. See Bernier v. Smitty’s Sports Pub, Inc., 90 Mass. App. Ct. 472 No. 14-P-1967. The court held that since the bar patron was lawfully on the premise, the landowner ...