August 31, 2014
Former New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister has settled a lawsuit against a Bourbon Street nightclub where he said he was manhandled by bouncers.
The settlement was confirmed Friday by McAllister's attorney,
Donald "Chick" Foret, who said it was reached last week. Foret
said the details were confidential.
McAllister's suit claimed he was manhandled during Mardi Gras
2004 by bouncers at Razzoo Bar and Patio. Razzoo was the bar were
Levon Jones, a 25-year-old Georgia Southern student, died after
three bouncers held him on the sidewalk outside the club.
One bouncer was acquitted of manslaughter and charges were
dropped against the other two.
A call and e-mail to the bar's attorney seeking comment were not
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