If a patron gets stung by, say, a wasp, while seated in a restaurant, can the patron sue the restaurant for pain & damages? Would an allergy to wasp stings make the case stronger? Would it matter if this occurred on the enclosed patio or indoors? And finally, would it matter if the sting was done by a random bee that somehow made its way onto the business premises, as opposed to the business being negligent about a wasp infestation occurring on their property (e.g., a hive/nest attached to the side of their building)?
(This is only a hypothetical question that occurred to me while seated on a patio and being pestered by a very persistent wasp.)
Apparently, there have been similar lawsuits in the past, with unspecified outcomes: