An Alabama business has filed a lawsuit against NFL receiver Terrell Owens and his cousin, claiming the two didn't pay expenses from a lease termination agreement for their martini bar.
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The Birmingham News reports that the lawsuit was filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court Friday on behalf of Walker Partners Ltd.
The company claims it entered into a lease with Minnifield Owens Lounges in Birmingham on May 17, 2005.
O Lounges would pay past due rent, utility costs and other operating expenses.
The lawsuit contends Owens and Antonio Minnifield failed to pay and seeks more than $12,000. About $3,000 of it is attorney's fees.
Owens is a free agent. An agent for Owens didn't immediately return a message left by The Associated Press.
Posted: 6/20/10 11:15PM ET