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Bryan Stow's Family Is Suing the Dodgers
We might live in Dodgers Nation, but we still live in a litigious nation: Today the family of beaten Giants fan Bryan Stow is filing suit against the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to CBS2.
At the core of the suit is the response time on the part of the Dodgers staff; the suit alleges it took stadium staff 15 minutes to reach the parking lot, where Stow was attacked by two men wearing Dodgers garb. One of those men, Giovanni Ramirez, was arrested this weekend. According to a print-only article in the Daily Journal cited by LA Observed, the Stow family attorney filing the suit, Attorney Thomas V. Girardi, is poised to "test the limits on the liability of the [Dodgers] team and its owner" with today's suit filed in L.A. Superior Court.
The Stow family's suit does not specify a dollar amount being sought, however, the lawsuit points out that Stow's medical condition will "take $45 to $50 million in medical benefits to give Bryan Stow a good quality of life."
Stow, 42, was recently transported to San Francisco General Hospital after being cared for at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center since the March 31 attack. Relatives say Stow is no longer experiencing seizures and, despite no longer being in a coma, has not regained consciousness. His condition is listed as critical.