Cleveland Browns Sue Insurer Over Ex-Player's Infection

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 11:43 AM ET) -- The company that owns the Cleveland Browns sued Great Divide Insurance Co. in Ohio federal court Thursday, claiming the insurer backtracked on covering a settlement between the team and an offensive lineman whose career was cut short by a staph infection.

Cleveland Browns Football Co. LLC said Great Divide reneged on a promise to cover the team in a state court suit brought by former center LeCharles Bentley, who allegedly contracted the infection during a knee operation in 2006 at the Browns’ training facility. The team...
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Case Information

Case Title

Cleveland Browns Football Company LLC et al v. Great Divide Insurance Company et al

Case Number



Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit



Christopher A. Boyko

Date Filed

June 21, 2012


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