Raiders RB Jones-Drew sued year after bar fight

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Associated Press

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Updated Friday, Jun 13 at 1:04 AM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew is being sued in Florida, accused of punching a bouncer at a St. Augustine restaurant.

The suit was electronically filed May 30 in St. Johns County.

Bouncer Kasim Howard is suing Jones-Drew, saying the former Jacksonville Jaguars star punched him May 26, 2013, at the Conch House Restaurant. Howard accuses Jones-Drew of intentionally causing injury and emotional distress. Howard is seeking a judgment for injury resulting in "pain and suffering, loss of capacity of for enjoyment of life, expense of hospitalization, medical expenses (past and future), inability to perform his work as a professional boxer, mental and emotional pain, humiliation, inconvenience, lost wages, legal expenses and other general and specific damages."

Jones-Drew's attorney, Hank Coxe, says the State Attorney's Office did not charge Jones-Drew.

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