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by Paul on 07/10/14 at 12:45 PM ET
from Julia Marsh of the New York Post,
A former NHL All-Star who played for the both the Rangers and Islanders is entangled in a legal faceoff with an insurance company over an $18 million payout.
Standard Security Life went on the offensive against retired defenseman Bryan Berard Thursday, filing a Manhattan lawsuit after the stick handler accused the company of fraud, according to court papers.
Standard sued to preempt threatened litigation by Berard, the suit says.
Berard got a $6 million insurance settlement from Standard in 2001 after suffering a seemingly debilitating and career-ending eye injury in March 2000....
Berard retired in 2009. But then in 2013 he hired an attorney and came after Standard saying he never should have had to repay the insurer.
He is demanding $18 million in benefits, interest and penalties, claiming the agreement to relieve Standard of future claims was a fraud.
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