Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman is one of several defendants named in a lawsuit filed by a man who was assaulted on New Year's Eve 2016 in the lobby of a downtown apartment building.
According to the suit filed by Adam Sapp of Mayfield Heights, Coleman was one of several men who 'viciously attacked' Sapp in the lobby of Pinnacle Condominiums on Lakeside Avenue. The men then carried Sapp's unconscious body into an adjacent garage and set him down when a bystander noticed them.
The suit says Sapp suffered "permanent bodily injury, including a perforated eardrum, a concussion, and scarring, emotional and psychological distress."
In August of 2017, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office declined to file charges against Coleman. His brother Jonathan, 25, and Jared Floyd, 24, were both been indicted on one count of felonious assault, a second degree felony. Floyd pled guilty, while Jonathan Coleman awaits a second trial after his first one ended with a hung jury.
Sapp is seeking $25,000 or more in compensatory damages for past and future pain and suffering, plus punitive damages. He is also suing Pinnacle Condominiums, its management company, and several security guards for negligence, stating that there was no guard at the security desk.
You can read the entire lawsuit below: