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One other lady has filed a lawsuit towards Deshaun Watson, becoming a member of 22...

One other lady has filed a lawsuit towards Deshaun Watson, becoming a member of 22 others who accused the Cleveland Browns quarterback in civil circumstances filed in 2021 of inappropriate sexual conduct throughout therapeutic massage classes.

Within the twenty third civil case filed Tuesday in Texas towards Watson, the lawsuit states that the plaintiff had her first therapeutic massage session with Watson in the course of the summer time of 2020 and that his “conduct grew worse.” Through the third and closing therapeutic massage, she alleges within the lawsuit that Watson uncovered himself to her, touched the girl between the legs and “repeatedly requested” her to have intercourse with him.

In keeping with the lawsuit, the girl modified her thoughts about suing Watson after watching HBO’s “Actual Sports activities with Bryant Gumbel” final week. On that present, two different girls, Ashley Solis and Kyla Hayes, who’ve additionally accused Watson of inappropriate sexual conduct, criticized the Browns for giving the quarterback an NFL-record $230 million assured contract after buying and selling for him in March.


Lady suing Watson: Contract ‘a giant screw you’
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Watson assembly with NFL in Texas, supply says
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“It’s identical to a giant ‘screw you,’” Solis informed HBO.

Leah Graham, one among Watson’s attorneys, informed HBO that Watson has “no regrets as a result of he did nothing improper.”

“In that piece, plaintiff was struck by the braveness of the victims keen to step ahead and communicate and was extraordinarily displeased by Watson and his authorized staff’s mistreatment and revictimization of the plaintiffs,” the most recent lawsuit states. “Nevertheless it was Watson himself claiming that even now he has ‘no regrets’ and has finished nothing improper that solidified her resolve. She brings this case looking for minimal compensation, however to acquire a court docket discovering that Watson’s conduct was improper.”

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Within the newest lawsuit, the plaintiff additionally alleges that Watson’s authorized protection contacted her to find out on the time if she was amongst those that filed civil lawsuits towards the quarterback. The lawsuit states in that assembly Watson’s lawyer tried to “intimidate” her.

Rusty Hardin, who additionally represents Watson, stated in a press release later Tuesday that his consumer “vehemently denies the allegations” of sexual misconduct “simply as he has since she first mentioned them with members of our agency in March of final 12 months.” Harden additionally denied the girl’s allegation of lawyer intimidation when the perimeters beforehand met.

Two grand juries in Texas have declined to pursue legal expenses towards Watson, who has denied all wrongdoing. The NFL is investigating whether or not Watson violated its code of conduct coverage and interviewed the quarterback in particular person two weeks in the past as a part of its investigation.

On the league’s spring assembly in Atlanta, commissioner Roger Goodell stated he thinks the NFL is nearing the tip of its investigation however couldn’t give a timeline for when a ruling is likely to be made.

The Browns didn’t instantly subject touch upon the most recent lawsuit. Tony Buzbee, the lawyer for the 23 plaintiffs, stated “different circumstances could come towards” Watson.

“The Watson protection staff has vilified these girls and this trigger,” he stated in a press release. “Disgrace on them! We stay up for making an attempt this case in court docket.”

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