Insurer Wants In On Kobe Bryant Death Suit After Settlement

By Max Jaeger (July 12, 2021, 2:47 PM EDT) -- The Hartford has asked a California judge to let it wade into the legal battle over Kobe Bryant's death following a recent settlement, as the insurance company seeks to recoup the cost of workers' compensation it paid to a coach who died alongside the basketball legend.

Bryant's widow, Vanessa Bryant, and the families of others killed in a January 2020 helicopter crash reached a confidential settlement last month with the estate of the pilot and the companies that ran the charter. That deal resolved the crash victims' claims but kept alive a cross-claim by the helicopter companies alleging two Federal Aviation...

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