Broncos player sues Chargers, NFL, ESPN and others over cruciate ligament rupture

Broncos outside linebacker and special teams player Aaron Patrick is suing a number of organizations including the Chargers, NFL and ESPN after tearing his cruciate ligament last month.

The lawsuit was filed by his attorney, William M. Berman, in California on Tuesday morning. Patrick is suing for alleged building liability for the following defendants: SoFi Stadium, Hollywood Parkland Company LLC, Stockbridge, The Flesher Group, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment and the Chargers.

The above defendants, along with ESPN, the League, Moe “Green Hat” and Roe Mat Company, are being sued for negligence.

The incident happened on October 17th Monday night soccer Game between the Chargers and Broncos when Patrick tried to tackle Chargers punt returner DeAndre Carter. Patrick stepped onto the mats covering the cables leading to the league’s replay monitor. The linebacker was seen trying to avoid a collision with the NFL’s TV liaison (Green Hat), and according to the lawsuit’s press release, he ultimately collided with the person and his foot rolled.


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