PLST 201 Case Brief 2.docx - Case Brief Form Case Name Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals Inc Case Citation 601 F 2d 516(10th Cir 1979 Procedural History The

PLST 201 Case Brief 2.docx - Case Brief Form Case Name...

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Case Brief Form Case Name: Hackbart v. Cincinnati Bengals, Inc. Case Citation: 601 F. 2d 516 (10 th Cir. 1979) Procedural History: The plaintiff, Dale Hackbart, brought suit against the defendants, the Cincinnati Bengals, Inc. and Charles Clark. The suit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado for a neck fracture sustained from alleged intentional tort during professional football gameplay between the Denver Broncos and the Cincinnati Bengals. The Defendant testified in court that out of anger and frustration in the game he intentionally hit the Plaintiff in the back of the neck during gameplay but did not intend to harm him. Federal court judgement found by trial judges for the Defendants. The Plaintiff appealed to Federal appellate court, the United States of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Statement of Facts: During a 1973 professional football game between the Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals, Dale Hackbart and Charles Clark were opposing players. During a
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