Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Wins Provisional Dismissal Of Sexual Assault Lawsuit

A California judge has provisionally dismissed a sexual assault lawsuit against Motley Crue‘s Tommy Lee.

The judge specified that the plaintiff, known as Jane Doe, has a 20-day window to refile with an amended complaint.

However, for the suit to proceed, it must include new alleged facts demonstrating a “concerted effort” to conceal evidence regarding the Motley Crue drummer’s purported sexual battery in a helicopter cockpit back in 2003.

In the complaint filed last December, the plaintiff accused Lee of “forcibly groping, kissing and penetrating her with his fingers, and attempting to force her to perform oral copulation” during a 40-minute flight from San Diego County to Van Nuys, California, in February 2003.

The woman claimed she was invited onto the chopper by pilot David Martz, with whom she had struck a friendly relationship since he was a patron at her bank.

She claims Martz and Lee drank, smoked marijuana, and snorted cocaine during the flight.

At one point, Martz allegedly invited her up to the cockpit, where Lee allegedly began to sexually assault her, becoming even “more forceful” when she tried to pull away, per the complaint.

The judge’s ruling favored Lee after his attorney argued that the decades-old allegations didn’t meet the criteria for revival under the law cited by Jane Doe when she initially filed her lawsuit in December.

This law, dubbed the Sexual Abuse and Cover Up Accountability Act, mandates that plaintiffs must establish that a “legal entity” participated in a collaborative effort to conceal evidence of their alleged sexual assault.

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