Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, cast member of MTV's popular reality program Jersey Shore
, is facing threats of a lawsuit after beating up a man in a Seaside Heights, NJ, bar.
Justin Viterito, the man planning to file the lawsuit, claims that he and Ortiz-Magro were drinking together at Bamboo Bar. He states that one of his friends was pushed from behind by someone affiliated with the show as he approached. Viterito went to see what was wrong, at which point he was punched in the face by Ortiz-Magro.
The altercation erupted into a brawl. During the disruption, Viterito claims one of the bar's bouncers grabbed him, putting him in a headlock while Ortiz-Magro continued punching him.
Viterito might have good reason to file an intentional tort
. If you have been hurt through the irresponsible or malicious actions of others, contact the personal injury attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., at (303) 423-1770.