Case Brief 2 - Megan Beaty PLST 201 Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals Inc Charles \u201cBooby\u201d Clark Case Brief Citation Hackbart v Cincinnati Bengals

Case Brief 2 - Megan Beaty PLST 201 Hackbart v...

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Megan Beaty PLST 201 Hackbart v. Cincinnati Bengals Inc., & Charles “Booby” Clark Case Brief Citation: Hackbart v. Cincinnati Bengals, Inc., 601 F.2d 516 (10 th Cir. 1979) Parties: Dale Hackbart, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Cincinnati Bengals, INC., and Charles “Booby” Clark, Defendants-Appellees. Facts: The plaintiff, Dale Hackbart, was a professional football player for the Denver Broncos, that claims to be injured by the defendant, who is also a football player, but for the Cincinnati Bengals, after the plaintiff blocked the defendant player. The defendant, Charles “Booby” Clark, hit the back of the plaintiff’s head out of frustration, which Mr. Clark has admitted to it being done intentionally. The injury occurred during the game held in Denver, in the year 1973. Defendant, Charles “Booby” Clark, was the offensive back, that just before the injury occurred had run what was known as a pass pattern to the right side of the Bronco’s end zone. The plaintiff, Dale Hackbart’s, injury followed after the pass pattern play, and was considered an indirect injury of the play. There are rules to professional football that prohibit one player from purposely striking blows to another player. This is found in Article 1, Item 1, Subsection C.

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