Case Brief Two Week 4.docx - Cheryl Abrigo PLST 201-B Case Brief Two Prof Caleb Sweazey Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals Inc 601 F 2d 516(10th Cir 1979

Case Brief Two Week 4.docx - Cheryl Abrigo PLST 201-B Case...

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Cheryl Abrigo PLST 201-B Case Brief Two Prof. Caleb Sweazey Hackbart v. Cincinnati Bengals, Inc., 601 F. 2d 516 (10 th Cir. 1979) Procedural History : The Plaintiff appealed the judgment entered by United States District Court for the District of Colorado that was in favor of the Defendant in a tort action without a jury. Statement of Facts : Plaintiff a professional football player for the Denver Broncos, tried to block the Defendant who played for the Cincinnati Bengals during a play. The defendant admitted that out of anger and frustration he hit the plaintiff on the back of his head with his forearm. No foul was called, and they continued with the game. Plaintiff did not report the incident to his coaches or to anyone during the game. Plaintiff went to play golf the next day but due to pain he couldn’t play. Plaintiff did not seek medical attention, but he reported the pain and the incident to the Bronco’s trainer who provided treatment. Plaintiff then went on to play two subsequent Sunday games. After the Bronco’s released the
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