J.R. Smith Accuses Assault Victim of Refusing to Turn over Docs
theJasmineBRAND.com exclusively reports NBA star J.R. Smith is blasting the alleged assault victim suing him for $2.5 mill, accusing the man of refusing to turn over medical records in the legal battle. JR points out that he complied with the court order even while playing in the NBA Finals.
Here’s the latest: On July 7th, J.R. filed docs in the legal battle accusing the alleged victim for his blatant disregard of the court order.
He explains the 19-year-old failed to provide adequate responses to interrogatories and document requests he demanded. The plaintiff objected to answering all of J.R.’s discovery demands, with the NBA star saying with no rhyme or reason as to why.
J.R. accuses the plaintiff of obstructing his efforts in gathering relevant information associated with the plaintiff’s alleged damages and treatment associated with damages and treatment. He says the man has failed to turn over documents pertaining to his alleged injuries. Further, he has not provided available dates to be deposed by J.R.’s legal team.
Lastly, he points out he was able to comply with all of his written discovery obligations even while he was playing in the NBA Finals. J.R. is demanding the judge order the 19-year-old to turn over the medical documents
Here’s the backstory: A 19-year-old named Justin Brown sued Smith for allegedly attacking him outside a New York Pizza restaurant. He demanded over $2.5 million in damages from J.R. for the emotional distress, pain and humiliation he suffered.
The NBA star blasted the 19-year-old’s lawsuit and demanded the entire case be thrown out of court. He denied the allegations he assaulted the teen and said he caused him no harm.