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Insurer questions impact of athlete's injuries. A former professional football player filed a workers’ comp claim for injuries he allegedly suffered while playing football and then went on to compete on ‘Survivor.’ (Photo: Shutterstock)

An insurance company may proceed with its lawsuit seeking to recover workers’ compensation benefits paid to a former professional football player, who thereafter appeared on the reality television show Survivor, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled.

Steven A. Meyerowitz

Steven A. Meyerowitz, a Harvard Law School graduate, is the founder and president of Meyerowitz Communications Inc., a law firm marketing communications consulting company. Mr. Meyerowitz is the Director of the Insurance Coverage Law Center and editor-in-chief of journals on insurance law, banking law, bankruptcy law, energy law, government contracting law, and privacy and cybersecurity law, among other subjects. He may be contacted at smeyerowitz@meyerowitzcommunications.com.

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