ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos exterior linebacker Aaron Patrick has filed a lawsuit in Superior Courtroom of California that alleges negligence when he tore his left ACL within the staff’s Oct. 17 recreation towards the Los Angeles Chargers in SoFi Stadium.
The lawsuit, a duplicate of which was obtained by KTLA TV in Los Angeles, names the NFL, the Rams, the Chargers, SoFi Stadium, ESPN and a number of other others, together with Kroenke Sports activities & Leisure, which owns the Rams and the stadium.
Patrick suffered the harm throughout time beyond regulation of the Chargers’ 19-16 “Monday Evening Soccer” win. Patrick pushed Chargers punt returner DeAndre Carter out of bounds on a fourth-down play after which collided with a sideline employee recognized within the lawsuit as “Inexperienced Hat” earlier than he stepped on a mat that lined tv cables.
Patrick, who presently is on injured reserve, seeks unspecified civil damages. The go well with alleges the harm restricted his incomes energy as a result of the construction of his contract with the Broncos reduces his wage when he can not play.
Patrick has what is named a “break up contract,” which suggests his $825,000 base wage is lowered to below $500,000 if he suffers an harm that forestalls him from taking part in.
The lawsuit requests a jury trial.