Former Miami Dolphins star Jason Taylor is facing a lawsuit from investment broker Eric Kim, whos seeking $1 million on claims that Taylor damaged his reputation and another $15,000 in commissions for allegedly handling Taylors financial matters.
Last year, Taylor sued Kim, claiming Kim scammed him out of $275,000. Kim denied any wrongdoing.
According to Kims lawsuit, Taylor begged Kim to handle his finances due to a history of colossal failures in Taylors investments. Kim told TMZ.com he agreed to do that and that Taylor then started to make profits. Kim said he advised Taylor to cash out, but Taylor didnt listen and began trashing Kim and telling people Kim stole from me. Kim alleges Taylor never paid him for his services.
Raymond Robin, Taylors attorney, said: Kims allegations that Jason was a colossal business failure or that Jason begged him to handle his investments are not only not relevant to any part of the case but completely untrue.
Jason had a long and very successful NFL career and has been very successful with his business investments. Kim has clearly made the allegations and brought the whole counterclaim just to divert attention from his own misconduct.
Kim told TMZ they golfed and played poker together, and Taylor invited Kim to watch Jason in the 2008 finale of ABCs Dancing With the Stars.