BUCCANEERS receiver Antonio Brown and his trainer are being sued for $30,000 by a moving truck driver for alleged assault and battery after he received NFL suspensions for the same incident.
The football star, 32, is accused of using "resistance and violence" with Anton Tumanov as he moved Brown's belongings from California to Florida in January 2020.
The civil suit was filed in Broward County on Wednesday as an extension of a previously settled criminal case involving the seven-time Pro-Bowler, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Brown had only recently settled an unrelated lawsuit for alleged sexual assault and rape.
His personal trainer Glen Holt has also been named in the new suit.
Brown and Holt allegedly verbally and physically attacked Tumanov, the suit says.
Tumanov claims that when he arrived at Brown's $8 million Florida home with his possessions, he was “met with resistance and violence.”
The suit claims that the men attacked Tumanov's vehicle and then broke his key.
It also alleges that they “proceeded to verbally and physically attack (Tumanov), causing severe personal injuries.”
Tumanov “continues to suffer severe bodily injuries, pecuniary losses, and mental anguish,” the suit adds.
The mover is seeking $30,000 in compensation for bodily injuries, financial losses, and mental anguish.
Brown and Holt face one count of battery and one count of assault, according to the Times.
The father-of-five previously pleaded no contest in the related criminal case in June.
He received two years probation and 100 hours of community service on a felony burglary charge and misdemeanor charges of battery and criminal mischief, according to the Associated Press.
He was also required to undergo psychological evaluation and take an anger management course.
The criminal case accused Brown of refusing to pay Tumanov after he asked for $4,000 for moving the items to Florida, TMZ claimed.
It reported that court documents alleged Brown threw rocks at the truck when the driver then didn't unload his items.
Holt was arrested at the scene and an arrest warrant was issued for Brown in April.
Footage showed a man standing in front of a moving truck lifting his shirt to have his stomach photographed by police.
It was the fourth time police had been called to the mansion since November 2019.
The NFL last year suspended Brown for the first eight games of last season due to multiple violations of its player conduct policy, the Times reports.
The violations included the moving truck allegations.
It means that no further punishment will be issued to Brown after the new suit was filed, as per the Personal Conduct Policy.
Brown signed for the Bucs last October, resigning with the team two weeks ago on a one-year $6.5million deal.
He had been released by two teams back-to-back in 2019 due to the sexual assault allegations.
Brown had been one of the best players in the NFL when he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, catching more than 100 passes in six consecutive seasons.
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