Two women have filed a lawsuit against Manhattan's W.i.P. club alleging they were permanently injured after they got caught up in the bottle-throwing melee that occurred on June 14.
Per the lawsuit filed in state court in New York, Lucy Pavlovsky and Nadia Beddini claim the fracas wouldn't have happened if W.i.P. owners hadn't been negligent by continuing to serve intoxicated clubgoers.
As a result, Pavlovsky, a Macy's financial planner, suffered gashes to her arms that required 12 stitches to close, while Beddini, a model, sustained cuts and other lacerations to her legs from flying glass, the duo's lawyer tells E! News.
The complaint also names the bottle-throwers as defendants, but since their identities remain unknown, it lists them as John Does 1-5. The plaintiffs' attorney, Javier Solano, said he would later go after specific individuals based on the results of the NYPD's investigation, but he would not comment as to whether any of the John Does refer to Brown or Drake.
The suit goes on to state that the John Does were "sold and consumed alcohol in excessive amounts" even after they were obviously drunk. It also accuses nightclub owners of failing to properly train their bouncers to deal with outbreaks of violence.
Brown and Drake were not explcitly named in the action, which is just the latest in a string of lawsuits against the hot spot by bystanders who suffered injuries in the free-for-all. The most notable of these was NBA star Tony Parker, who sued the owners for $20 million after he was injured in the eye.
A message left with the W.i.P. was not returned. But a rep for the club did issue this prior statement: "We work hard to provide a safe environment. If an accident or injury occurs we try to respond appropriately."
The W.i.P.'s owners, meanwhile, have sued New York City for breach of contract, claiming that they were shut down needlessly and are losing money. Not long after that suit was filed, however, the State Liquor Authority suspended their liquor license, citing a zero tolerance for "violent bars."