The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of 24-year-old Nicolas Immesberger says his blood-alcohol limit was more than three times the legal limit when he crashed his Corvette after leaving The Woods bar and restaurant in Jupiter, Fla., on December 10, NBC reports. The lawsuit also claims that bartenders and servers at the restaurant "sent him out to his car" so Immesberger could drive home.
Woods, his corporation that runs his The Woods restaurant and his girlfriend, Erica Herman, are being sued by the parents of 24-year-old #NicholasFImmesberger. It was a terrible, terrible night, terrible ending and just.we feel bad for him and his entire family. He was found with a blood alcohol concentration more than three times the legal limit.
The lawsuit also accuses The Woods of encouraging drinking on the job and claims that Immesberger was driven home on several occasions after he was "served so much alcohol that he was unable to function properly".
Spencer Kuvin, one of the lawyers for Immesberger's family, spoke to ESPN about video footage of Immesberger drinking at the bar, which they believe the restaurant destroyed.
Immesberger's parents allege their son had a "habitual problem" with alcohol and had been overserved.
Immesberger was a bartender at The Woods and knew the golf star personally, according to the report.
Donald Trump is presenting Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday at the White House. The lawsuit says Immesberger lost control of his vehicle on Federal Highway in Martin County and suffered fatal injuries.
After ending his shift on December 10, 2018, Immesberger allegedly stuck around and drank to the point of intoxication before the 24-year-old left the restaurant.
Attorneys for Immesberger's family are seeking more than $15,000 in damages as well as "all appropriate damages plus costs".
Woods is now preparing to compete again at the PGA Championship this week at Bethpage Black in NY.
She said that The Woods Jupiter had failed her son and called on all restaurants and bars to take the issue of over-serving employees more seriously.