Searching for jury trial, unspecified damages for alleged assault, battery, fake imprisonment and emotional distress
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Bob Dylan has been sued by a girl who claims he sexually abused her when she was 12.
The 68-12 months-old, identified in court docket papers as J.C., alleges the songs icon groomed her for sexual intercourse, plied her with drugs and alcoholic beverages, and abused her at his Chelsea Lodge condominium in New York in 1965.
“Bob Dylan, more than a six-week period of time in between April and May possibly of 1965 befriended and founded an emotional link with the plaintiff,” the lawful files, which have been filed on Friday browse.
The alleged abuse happened many periods, in accordance to the accommodate, with accuser J.C. proclaiming the psychological fallout has been ongoing, leading her to seek out health care procedure for depression, humiliation and nervousness. She promises that she has experienced to request health-related attention for them.
She is suing the 81-year-outdated Dylan for alleged assault, battery, fake imprisonment and infliction of emotional distress, and is searching for unspecified damages and a jury trial.
Dylan’s spokesman advised The Write-up on Monday that “this 56-calendar year-outdated claim is untrue and will be vigorously defended.”
Her lawyer, Daniel Isaacs, explained to The New York Publish, “The complaint speaks for alone.
“She delivered a whole lot of comprehensive info concerning the time in concern that leaves no question that she was with him in the condominium during the time in issue,” Isaacs claimed, introducing that he was able to validate those people particulars.
The plaintiff’s accommodate was submitted late on Friday, on the eve of the closure of the New York Child Victims’ Act window, which authorized alleged victims of childhood abuse to file lawsuits in opposition to their attackers and the establishments that guarded them irrespective of how previous the claims ended up.