ORLANDO — An Orlando man is suing owners of a local bar, alleging he was improperly treated over his attempts to pay a $3,000 bar tab.
Mark Faroudi filed a complaint Dec. 27, in the Orange County Circuit Court against Hector D. Rodriguez and Miramar Entertainment LLC, alleging false imprisonment, defamation, negligent supervision, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress, and intrusion upon seclusion.
According to the complaint, on Nov. 19, 2017, Faroudi suffered damages, including embarrassment, humiliation, aggravation of a severe heart condition and emergence of an anxiety disorder which has manifested itself in physical injury and chest pain, due to the outrageous conduct of the defendants. The suit says the defendants illegally detained Faroudi after learning that his bank is under system maintenance.
The lawsuit states Faroudi was attempt to pay a bar tab of more than $3,000 at Eve Orlando.
The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to involve law enforcement as required by law, and illegally detained him without reason, and deprived him of his liberty against his will.
Faroudi seeks trial by jury, damages of more than $15,000, interest, court costs, attorney fees and all other relief the court deems just. He is represented by attorney Mitchel Krouse of Krouse Law Firm in Lakewood Ranch.
Orange County Circuit Court case number 17-CA-11171