Lawsuit filed against Chris Brown

A Beltsville man who claims he was punched by R&B singer Chris Brown has filed this $1.5 million lawsuit against the entertainer in D.C. Superior Court. Md. man files $1.5 million suit against Chris Brown

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Civil Division

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PARKER ISSAC ADAMS,
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CHRISTOPHER MAURICE BROWN, Judge

and
CHRISTOPHER DOUGLAS HOLLOSY,

Defendants.

OMPLAINT

Plaintiff Parker Issac Adams for his Complaint against Defendants Christophex M. Brown

and Clnistopher D. Hollosy nvexs as follows:
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1. Plaintiff Parks! I. Adams Adams") is an adult resident of the State of
Maryland.

2. Defendam Christopher M. Brown is an adult resident of the Communwealth of

Virginia

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3. Defendant Christopher D. Hollosy is an adult resident of the State of California.

Upon information and belief, Defendant Hollosy is a bodyguard for Defendant Brown.
Jurisdiction and Venue

4. This Court has jurisdiction over this action pursuant to the provisions of D.C.
Code Ann.

5. This court has personal jurisdiction over Defendant Brown pursuant to the
provisions of D.C. Code Ann.

6. This court has personal jurisdiction over Defendant Hollosy pursuant to the
provisions of D.C. Code Ann.

7. Venue is proper in this Court because the acts and injuries alleged in this
complaint occurred in the District of Columbia.

Facts

8. In the early morning hours of October 27, 2013, Mr. Adams and a female friend
went to pick up another female friend of theirs at the Hotel, located at 515 15th
Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

9. Afier Mr. Parker and F1 arrived at the Hotel and parked on 15th Street, they
met F2 outside of the Hotel. F2 saw Defendant Brown leave the Hotel and walk toward a
nearby bus, later identified as Defendant Brown's tour bus. F2 asked Defendant Brown if she
and F1 could take a picture with him. Defendant Brown agreed. Defendant Hollosy took the
picture.

10. As Defendant Hollosy was taking the picture, Mr. Adams leaned in to take a

picture using his own mobile phone camera.

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11. Defendant Brown then stated, ain't down with that gay shit," and feel like
boxing." Without provocation, Defendant Brown attacked Mr. Adams, punching him in the face.

12. Immediately thereafter, Defendant Brown faced Mr. Adams, and took up a
fighting stance, with his fists clenched, bouncing on the balls of his feet.

13. Defendant Hollosy then punched Mr. Adams, without provocation, in the face.

14. As Mr. Adams backed away after having been punched by Defendant Brown and
Defendant Hollosy, Defendant Brown yelled at him "Yeah, walk away." Defendant Brown then
boarded his tour bus, which was parked nearby. I

15. As a result of the battery by Defendant Brown and the battery by Defendant
Hollosy, Mr. Adams was seriously injured. He was later transported by ambulance to George
Washington University Hospital in the District of Columbia, where he was treated for a fractured
nose and other facial and head injuries. The injuries were a direct result of the punches delivered
by Defendants Brown and Hollosy. Subsequently, Mr. Adams received further treatment for the
injuries that he suffered when he was punched by Defendant Brown and Defendant Hollosy.

16. Mr. Adams has incurred significant medical expenses as a direct result of the
injuries he suffered from the punches delivered by Defendants Brown and Hollosy.

COUNT I
Battery against Defendant Brown

17. Mr. Adams incorporates the allegations of Paragraphs 1 through 16, inclusive, as
if fully set forth herein.

18. On October 27, 2013, Defendant Brown intentionally and without provocation
punched Mr. Adams in the face. Defendant Brown did so deliberately, out of malice, and with

intent to injure Mr. Adams.

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19. Mr. Adams sustained physical injuries, conscious pain and suffering, mental
anguish, and medical expenses as a direct result of Mr. Brown punching him.

COUNT [1
Assault against Defendant Brown

20. Mr. Adams incorporates the allegations of Paragraphs 1 through 19, inclusive, as
if fully set forth herein.

21. On October 27, 2013, after having punched Mr. Brown Defendant Brown
intentionally and willfully threatened to do physical harm to Mr. Adams by facing him and
taking up a fighting stance.

22. As a result of Defendant Brown's actions, Mr. Adams was in apprehension of
additional harmful physical contact by Defendant Brown.

COUNT
Battery against Defendant Hollosy

23. Mr. Adams incorporates the allegations of Paragraphs 1 through 22, inclusive, as
if fiilly set forth herein.

24. On October 27, 2013, Defendant Hollosy intentionally and without provocation
attacked Mr. Adams, punching him in the face. Defendant Hollosy did so deliberately, out of
malice, and with intent to injure Mr. Adams.

25. Mr. Adams sustained physical injuries, conscious pain and suffering, mental

anguish, and medical expenses as a direct result of Mr. Hollosy punching him.

WHEREFORE, Plaintiff Parker Issac Adams prays that this Court:
1. Enter judgment in his favor against Defendant Christopher M. Brown for

compensatory damages in the amount of $1,000,000.00, plus interest and costs;

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2. Award him punitive damages against Defendant Christopher M. Brown in the
amount of $500,000.00;

3. Enter judgment in his favor against Defendant Christopher D. Hollosy for
compensatory damages in the amount of $1,000,000.00, plus interest and costs;

4. Award him punitive damages against Defendant Christopher D. Hollosy in the
amount of $500,000.00; and

5. Grant such other and further relief as the court deems just and proper.

Dated: February 18, 2014 Respectfully submitted,

/Vincent J. Napot?on (D.C. Bar No. 978692)

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Iyenneth J. chol (D.C. Bar No. 48b720)

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Attorneys for Plaintrfi' Parker Issac Adams

Demand for Jug; Trial

Parker Issac Adams hereby respectfully requests a trial by jury on all issues so triable.

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