Judge Backs Settlement Talks On Beaten Dodgers Fan's Claim

Law360, Wilmington (March 7, 2012, 4:37 PM EST) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday prodded the Los Angeles Dodgers LLC and a fan who was severely beaten outside the team's stadium last year to talk settlement in the fan's suit claiming negligence for lax security.

Attorneys for Brian Stow were in court asking for permission to proceed with the fan's claims against the Dodgers and team owner Frank McCourt in California state court.

But U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross declined to relinquish control just yet, reserving his decision until he hears the Dodgers' argument...
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