Makale

Rams ordered to pay former NFL running back Bush $12.5m in damages

13 Haziran 2018 01:48

The Rams have been ordered by a court in St Louis to pay a total of $12.5million in damages to former NFL running back Reggie Bush after he sustained a season-ending knee injury in 2015 when he slipped on concrete on the sideline.

A jury ordered the Rams, now in Los Angeles, to pay Bush $4.95m in compensatory damages and $7.5m in punitive damages.

In the original lawsuit, Bush asked the Rams to pay between $10m and $15m in damages, because if he had not sustained the knee injury, that is how much money he would have made on his next contract.

Instead, in 2016 Bush signed a one-year deal with the Bills which reportedly was worth $1m in base salary, with a $375,000 signing bonus and $125,000 roster bonus.

Bush played in 13 games for the Bills in 2016 rushing for negative-three yards on 12 carries. He caught seven passes for 90 yards. Before the injury, Bush signed a one-year deal amounting to $2.4m with the 49ers. He played in five games in 2015 before getting hurt.

"I'm very happy with the verdict," Bush told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "The people spoke and decided very fairly."

The 11-year NFL veteran originally asked the court to force the Edward Jones Dome to compensate him as well, but the suit was dismissed by a judge last week.

Son haberler

16 Ağustos 2018

 21:42
 21:26
 21:19
 21:12
 20:13
 19:55
 19:27
 19:27
 19:00
 18:50
 18:46
 18:38
 18:36
 18:16
 17:59
 17:59
 17:44
 17:37
 17:37
 16:57
 16:54
 16:22
 16:19
 15:40
 15:22
 14:53
 14:42
 14:25
 14:11
 13:45
 13:41
 13:21
 13:20
 13:05
 12:34
 12:16
 11:44
 11:06
 10:36
 10:10
 10:00
 09:32
 09:00
 09:00
 09:00
 08:20
 07:17
 07:00
 06:56
 06:04
 05:32
 05:08
 04:34
 04:19
 03:28
 03:18
 03:15
 03:06
 02:14
 01:37
 01:00
 00:44
 00:29
 00:20
 00:08

15 Ağustos 2018

 23:49
 23:35
 23:33
 23:08
 22:55