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SF hospital wants Dodgers to reimburse for Bryan Stow medical treatment

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Bryan Stow, escorted by his neurosurgeon Dr. Gabriel Zada and medical staff, is taken from Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center to Bob Hope Airport for a trip to San Francisco General Hospital last year.

The L.A. Times reports that San Francisco General Hospital last week sought permission from a U.S. Bankruptcy Court to seek $1.2 million in medical reimbursements from the Dodgers' insurers for the four months the facility treated Bryan Stow.

Attorneys for Stow and the Dodgers asked the Bankruptcy Court to let San Francisco General Hospital pursue its $1.2 million claim, even though the deadline to submit claims has passed. If U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross agrees, as expected, then the hospital can seek reimbursement from whatever amount the Dodgers' insurers might be ordered to pay at trial, or in a settlement.

The family of the 43-year-old paramedic and father of two is set to go to court next spring  in a $50 million suit that blames former owner Frank McCourt for unsafe conditions which, they say, led to the brutal attack outside the stadium on Opening Day 2011. 

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