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UGA Athlete Settles Insurance Dispute

Cornerback blames incomplete paperwork

Former cornerback Decory Bryant finally reached a settlement of $400,000 with the University of Georgia Athletic Association. UGA athlete settles injury caseA neck injury ended Bryant’s career in 2003.  The settlement was reached after an Athens-Clarke County judge dismissed the lawsuit that claimed the association failed to secure Bryant a $500,000 athlete disability insurance policy that would have paid him in the event he suffered a career-ending injury.

Ed Tolley, the association’s attorney, noted that the settlement was a sign that the athletic association was always committed to helping Bryant.

However, Bryant claimed that an official of the school failed to complete the paperwork for the $500,000 policy.

Source: http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/02/26/107703.htm