BROWNS, LECHARLES BENTLEY SETTLE

Former Pro Bowl center LeCharles Bentley has settled his lawsuit against the Cleveland Browns, the team he signed with before suffering a career-ending knee injury that was complicated by a staph infection. Bentley agreed to an out-of-court settlement after meeting with Browns owner Randy Lerner. Browns spokesman Neal Gulkis confirmed Wednesday that the sides have reached…

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CLEVELAND BROWNS SUED BY FORMER CENTER LECHARLES BENTLEY

Former Browns center LeCharles Bentley, whose playing career ended after complications from staph infection, is suing the Browns for fraud and negligent misrepresentation. Attorney Shannon Polk said today that Bentley has filed suit in Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. The case has been assigned to Judge Joseph D. Russo. It asks for in excess…

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JURY GIVES BRECKSVILLE MAN BIGGEST AWARD IN OHIO HISTORY

Actually he has almost 47 million reasons. Thursday, a jury of six women and two men gave Luri a super-sized award. They deliberated about a day after a 7-day trial. They believed Republic Services Inc. illegally fired Luri because he refused to fire three senior workers at the trash-hauling company’s Cleveland office. Luri thought that would be…

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