Landry’s Inc., the steakhouse chain’s parent company, called the lawsuit frivolous and cited videos that it said show Jackson hitting people at the beginning and the end of the brawl.
At The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, we focus primarily on Georgia news, but we also like to provide readers with regional coverage of the Southeast. We cover stories that impact our region, especially in Alabama, Florida, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, South Carolina, North Carolina and Mississippi.
“Saltgrass Steakhouse supports the movement to end racial injustice and denounces intolerant and violent behavior of any kind in its restaurants,” the company said in a statement. “Saltgrass will not compensate these individuals for a fight that began and ended with their violent acts.”
Little Rock police responded to the fight in June, but did not make any arrests. The state Department of Health and Alcohol Beverage Control said the restaurant has not been issued any citations over compliance with virus safety rules.