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With Bryan Stow trial over, Dodgers should do the honorable thing
With Bryan Stow trial over, Dodgers should do the honorable thing

I’m relieved that Bryan Stow, the former paramedic and Giants fan who was savagely beaten nearly to death on opening day in a Dodger Stadium parking lot in 2011, was awarded nearly $18 million in damages by a civil court jury in Los Angeles on Wednesday.  His attorney, Tom Girardi, had asked for an improbable $50 million, and for a while there—as the jury reported itself deadlocked—it looked like Girardi and his client would get nothing.  But instead, the jury came back and, sensibly, found the Dodgers 25% responsible for what happened and the two men who assaulted him, and now sit in prison, 75% responsible.  The millions in the award will cover medical bills and other expenses. Stow will...

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