Nightclub owners settle for $5 Million after bouncer uses excessive force
Plaintiff, 22, was on spring break in Miami. At 5 a.m., he was confronted by a bouncer outside of a club who was a foot taller and 100 pounds heavier than Plaintiff. Unprovoked, the bouncer punched Plaintiff in the face. Plaintiff fell and hit his head on the sidewalk. The bouncer, who had a history of violent behavior, walked away. Plaintiff was in a coma for three months and suffered brain damage.