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One that is invited.
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a person who is invited
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.invitee - a visitor to whom hospitality is extendedinvitee - a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
guest of honor - the person in whose honor a gathering is held
house guest, houseguest - a guest entertained in your house
visitant, visitor - someone who visits
wedding guest - a guest at a wedding
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Tracie Hanson was a "business invitee" at a Wawa store last July when she attempted to make herself the fateful cup of coffee.
The estate filed an amended complaint, removing the references to the fact that the decedent was a patient in the hospital and recharacterized the decedent as a "business invitee." The hospital filed a motion to dismiss the amended complaint.
Most exalted is the first category, the invitee, which itself is subdivided into "public invitees" and "business invitees." A public invitee "is a person who is invited to enter or remain on land as a member of the public for a purpose for which the land is held open to the public." (8) A business invitee "is a person who is invited to enter or remain on land for a purpose directly or indirectly connected with business dealings with the possessor of the land." (9) Premises liability plaintiffs naturally expend a great deal of effort to portray themselves as invitees because, as invitees, they may demand a high level of care from the defendant in the maintenance of the property.
There is no doubt that a registered guest of a hotel is a business invitee and is entitled to receive the degree of care applicable to invitees.
The duties of hotels, conference centers, health care facilities, and cruise ships to prevent the spread of noroviruses among their patrons are consistent with their general duties under common carrier (18) and business invitee (19) doctrines.
A person attending school has the legal status of a business invitee. (14) And while a landowner is not the insurer of a business invitee's safety, it does have a duty to take reasonable steps to protect an invitee from foreseeable crimes.
Homeowners insurance should also protect you from third-party claims, such as from a guest or business invitee who is injured at your home.
In other words, when a crime is committed against a business invitee or employee, liability may not attach unless there is forseeability on the part of the business.

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