Man sues VFW following assault

by Michael Abella |
Mar. 8, 2017, 11:05am

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing a local VFW and two patrons for allegedly assaulting him.

Gregory Radford filed a complaint on Feb. 16 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against VFW Post 1699, Jeffrey Gulley and Steven Gulley, alleging it failed to provide a safe environment.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Feb. 19, 2016, he was a lawful business invitee at the VFW's premises when suddenly, the Gulleys beat and kicked him repeatedly.

As a result, Radford claims he suffered serious injuries to his face, head eyes and other parts of his body.

The plaintiff alleges the VFW failed to prevent disorder, drunkenness and fighting and failed to provide adequate security personnel.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against each defendant in excess of $50,000, plus costs of this suit and such other relief as the court may deem just and proper.

He is represented by Rhonda D. Fiss of The Law Office of Rhonda D. Fiss PC in Belleville.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-70

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