NEW ORLEANS – A man claims that he was beaten while drinking at an Orleans Parish bar.
Nicholas Watters filed a lawsuit on Dec. 19 against LBTR LLC and John Doe in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging negligence and assault.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place on Dec. 26, 2016. The suit states that the plaintiff was at the defendant's property, Le Bon Temps Roule, and was drinking beers when the defendant, Doe, punched the plaintiff in the face three times, and caused the plaintiff physical and emotional damages, including a broken tooth and broken bones.
The defendants are accused of assault and negligence through failing to protect customers.
The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by himself.
The case has been assigned to Division E Judge Clare Jupiter.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 2017-12161