Date:Tuesday February 21 2006
Blackburn Rovers a in a 4 million pound high court battle with insurers who refused to pay out for the injury which we ended Martin Dahlin's career.
The insurers claim that Swedish International was suffering from a pre-existing degenerative disc condition. As a result Blackburn were not covered because of a clause which excludes disablement attributable directly or indirectly to arthritic or other degenerative conditions in joints, bones, muscles, tendons or ligaments.
However, Blackburn argue that Dahlin's back problem was within the necessary parameters and that his career would have not have been ended if it was not for the training ground injury.
“The sole cause of the pain which had stopped Dahlin playing professional football was the prolapsed disc he suffered in that incident.” Mr Cogley told Mrs Justice Dobbs.
Blackburn paid an annual premium of more than 13,000 to insure the player who hasn't played since the injury more than eight years ago.
The trail is expected to last four days.
Junior Girls' Football - Come and get involved! (Tuesday December 10 2013)
VIDEO: DJ Campbell Arrested In Spot-Fixing Sting (Tuesday December 10 2013)
DJ Campbell arrested in spot fixing investigation (Monday December 9 2013)
Rovers handed giant killing proposition (Sunday December 8 2013)
Stats: Queens Park Rangers v Blackburn Rovers (Saturday December 7 2013)
Dunn hoping to reach 350 (Friday December 6 2013)
Bowyer gets tough ahead of QPR (Friday December 6 2013)
Rovers welcome back duo (Thursday December 5 2013)
Not good enough (Wednesday December 4 2013)
Rovers hit the road (Tuesday December 3 2013)
|8.||Rye of the Rovers||3|
|Contracts galore signed yesterday
» Reading : 11/12/2013 10:00:00
|Cherries defeat QPR
» Bournemouth : 11/12/2013 09:55:00
|Plea For Ipswich Town To Pay debts
» Ipswich : 11/12/2013 09:17:00
|DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Leeds head-to-head
» Doncaster : 11/12/2013 09:00:00
|LUFC Hunt seeing light at the end of the tunnel
» Leeds Utd : 11/12/2013 08:00:00
|LUFC On This Day - December 11th
» Leeds Utd : 11/12/2013 07:03:00
|Discipline a real problem at Blackpool
» Blackpool : 10/12/2013 23:08:00