The lawyer also said that seven additional women were filing suits against Watson. The following day, March 18 the third and most serious lawsuit of Watson came in. A massage therapist claimed that Watson sexually assaulted her in a workplace building in Madden 23 coins the month of December, 2020. forcing her to undergo oral sex for him.
According to the specifics of the lawsuit filed, it's been claimed that the masseuse who is now in Oregon was "coerced and intimidated" by Watson by Watson to "move her mouth towards his penis, thereby forcing Plaintiff to engage in oral sex with him. Plaintiff refused to participate in any of the actions. Plaintiff blacked out for a few minutes from anxiety."
The suit also details the trauma which resulted from the incident. Following the third suit , Madden NFL 23 began to initiate action, and assigned senior vice president Lisa Friel as lead investigator into the incident. Friel most recently took a similar role for the league in the year 2019 investigating allegations made against the receiver Antonio Brown. However, the details of football league's "probe" to Watson were not clear and didn't provide any details about how it would be conducted and whether Watson would be banned from the team's activities in the event of the results of the probe. The probe is currently ongoing.
Buzbee announces more women have come forward to share their stories
On the 19th of March Buzbee declared that another woman have contacted his office in wake of the previous three allegations. Nine additional suits were filed, bringing the total to twelve -- and , in all the attorney reported that 22 women have made contact with his office and claimed that they too had been harassed or physically assaulted by the Texans' quarterback.
The nature of the lawsuits included a woman who claims Watson tried to force her to kiss him, and another who claims that the quarterback tried to sexually assault her two occasions, after they had a meeting in an office building. In the wake of these lawsuits Buzbee demanded to the Houston police department, as well as the Harris County District Attorney's Office to look into these complaints that were filed against Watson which could lead to criminal charges, in along with the civil cases which were filed.
On March 22 another suit was filed, this one from California. It is the 14th civil suit brought against Watson who is, again, an therapist. The lawsuit described Watson as a "serial sexual predator" providing details of an incident where Watson demanded that the woman have a massage with him then locked the door, and during the massage allegedly put her hand on his penis. In response to her protest, Watson declared "I don't want to make you sign an NDA, but don't ever talk about this."
A response was given to the question via ESPN, Dane Schiller, spokesperson for the Harris County District Attorney's Office explained that it was "inappropriate" to offer an explanation of whether or not the office was investigating charges."It is not appropriate for an office like the District Attorney's Office to comment about a civil case, and we will not be discussing allegations in any matter until and if there is a criminal matter is filed; we do this to ensure fairness to allof us," Schiller stated in an email.
There was no word from the league office. Madden NFL 23 remained quiet throughout the time, with there being no communication from the league office beyond the initial statement made by spokesperson Brian McCarthy, who said "the subject was under review."Jenny Vrentas from Sports Illustrated wrote an article that detailed allegations made by another massage therapist from California, "Mary," one who isn't involved in the Buzbee suit. The woman claimed that Buy Madden 23 coins she reached out to the lawyer but wasn't satisfied signing a legal contract that allowed him to be her sole legal representation.