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

1:12-cv-01613

Court

Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

Insurance

Judge

Christopher A. Boyko

Date Filed

June 21, 2012

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