week 4 legal writing case brief.docx - Dale Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals Inc Case Name Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals INC Case Citation 601 F.2d

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Dale Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals, Inc Case Name: Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals, INC Case Citation: 601 F.2d 516, (10 th Cir, 1979) Procedural History : The Plaintiff, (Dale Hackbart) was a professional football player that was injured due to one of the defendant’s (Cincinnati Bengals) player struck him intentionally during a game. They both continued to finish out playing the game with no complaints of injury. The plaintiff then later sued the team for his injuries. 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 made a statement 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.
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