BATON ROUGE – A Louisiana State University Police Department detective is suing an LSU student after the student allegedly injured him in a drunken brawl.
Kevin R. Scott filed suit against Michael J. Kulczyski in the 19th Judicial Court on Oct. 05.
According to the suit, on Oct. 8, 2011, the plaintiff was a detective was working at the student section entrance by Tiger Stadium. He claims the defendant was a student at LSU and was attending the football game against University of Florida.
Scott asserts the defendant was highly intoxicated when he arrived to Tiger Stadium to the point he couldn't unfold a paper ticket to present to a stadium employee.
The plaintiff claims Kulczyski was obnoxious, using vulgar language and became argumentative with an employee.
Kulczyski was asked to leave and was told he would be arrested if he returned to Tiger Stadium. The defendant allegedly returned twice before he was arrested. Scott claims the defendant took off running toward North Stadium Drive until the plaintiff caught him and an altercation occurred in which the plaintiff was allegedly injured.
The defendant is accused of failing to act in a reasonable manner, failing to obey a law enforcement command to vacate the involved premises, remaining on the involved premises after being commanded to leave, being intoxicated, battery on a law enforcement officer, disturbing the peace and resisting arrest.
An unspecified amount in damages is sought for physical pain and suffering, mental anguish, physical disability, lost wages, scarring and/or disfigurement, loss of future earning capacity, medical expenses and loss of enjoyment of life.
The plaintiff is represented by William J. Mitchell, II of Spencer H. Calahan Injury Lawyers, LLC
The case has been assigned to Division A Judge Todd Hernandez.
Case no. 616012.