Case brief 2.docx - Case Name Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals Inc Case Citation 601 F 2d 516(10th Cir 1979 Procedural History Trial court found in favor

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Case Name : Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals, Inc Case Citation: 601 F. 2d 516 (10 th Cir. 1979) Procedural History Trial court found in favor of Defendant (Cincinnati Bengals) against Plaintiff (Dale Hackbart) claim that Defendant (Charles Clark of the Cincinnati Bengals) intentionally caused injury (neck fracture) during a football game against the Denver Broncos. Trial court found that Clark was “acting out of anger and frustration, but without a specific intent to injure.” Federal court judgment found by trial judges for the Defendants. The Plaintiff appealed to Federal appellate court: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Statement of Facts Denver Broncos were playing football game against Cincinnati Bengals in Denver CO in 1973. During the game, Plaintiff, Hackbart, was struck in the back of the neck and head by the Defendant’s, Clark, right forearm. Plaintiff did not let officials or coach know he was hurt.
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