meaning of business invitee

business invitee meaning in Legal Dictionary

n. people entering commercial premises for the true purpose of doing business, rather than just using a quick cut to the next street. It is important since a small business is liable to a small business invitee for damage due to dangerous circumstances such bad floors or oil regarding the linoleum. There was a presumption that anyone entering a retail shop or restaurant by which it's possible to browse is a company invitee unless there was proof towards contrary.