***ASSAULTED BY FLOOR MEN and DOORMAN BEFORE CLOSE***
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I visited Jimmy Love's this past Saturday night and ended up with the worst experience of my life. My fiance and I arrived late at about 1:15 a.m. hoping to make last call. It was our second stop as we went out late at about 12:30 a.m. Needless to say we only had time for a total of two drinks each between both places we visited. Jimmy Loves seemed nice and we were wrapping up our night. We searched for a restroom before realizing it was downstairs and while using it we heard the DJ announce ""last call"".
We hurried back upstairs and made our way to the bar and ordered a drink just past 1:30 a.m. We were enjoying our drinks and a large group next to us was ordering more as the bartenders were pouring. Problem is that several floor men in suits were moving through the bar telling people. ""You gotta leave people, we're closed"" They were becoming progressively rude and aggressive.
I finished my drink and my fiance was in the process of finishing when one floor man came up behind me and said. ""You gotta go, let's go we're closed"". I jokingly said that ""your bar tender is still pouring"", he responded ""he works here."" I then turned to him and annoyed I said that we'd ""leave in a second, my girl's finishing"". I turned back to my fiance with my back to him and her eyes got big as he was snapping his fingers signaling for help.
It happened so fast. the man behind me grabbed me and began to push, three others came over to grab, twist and push be towards the door. The door man took over and twisted my right arm and body as he shoved me and I stumbled to keep from falling. I was moving unnaturally and my stumble resulted in a pop and stabbing feel in my back. I respect that they could not have known about my spinal condition that I have been treated for over the last several weeks and is documented. This is why you don't initiate an unnecessary physical response to a verbal exchange. They were completely unprovoked and in fact were still serving others.
There is some serious issues with communication between floor men and bar tenders at closing time. My fiance went back after incident in order to get staff names and management info. You can imagine she was intimidated and scared by the door man that finished the assault and yet asked for the info. He provided a card and offered no apology or made any effort to see if they had hurt me. I've been in bed with serious compression issues in my lower back for two days. My previous condition is much worse now, THANKS!.
I went back after to discuss or make a report and the door man said sarcastically ""did you get your card?"" I asked his name and he said tell them ""Stephen"" while the other door man laughed and said ""I'm Billy Bob"" as they shut the doors on me.
I spoke to a police officer parked across the street and he advised that a report should be made. I intend to rectify this with management, police, and with the help of any third parties. I feel that my treatment was fueled some macho floor men that could not exercise restraint in closing their establishment. Police were standing at the corner, in fact they were everywhere!
Total overreaction and bad decision making by the floor men. Their standard would mean that grocery stores, shopping malls, restaurants and more would be forcing people out if they perceived them as discourteous. Imagine a cashier snapping her fingers and saying this person was rude or sarcastic and several people would come and grab, twist, push and hurt them upon their forced removal. This is the world they are living in and because they are a bar/nightclub that is no excuse to initiate physical action without physical provocation or breaking up a fight.
YOU CAN TELL I'M UPSET? PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU'VE HAD A SIMILAR EXPERIENCE HERE.