Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

San Francisco 49ers' Reggie Bush Files Suit over Season-Ending Injury at Edward Jones Dome

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

San Francisco 49ers' Reggie Bush Files Suit over Season-Ending Injury at Edward Jones Dome

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ST. LOUIS * San Francisco 49ers running back Reggie Bush on Wednesday filed suit against the owners and operators of the Edward Jones Dome over a season-ending knee injury he blames on slippery concrete near the field.

Bush filed his case in St. Louis Circuit Court against the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority and the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission.

It claims the Dome's owners and operators were negligent by allowing "a dangerous condition to exist at the Dome" and dangerous to those on the turf and sidelines. Bush seeks at least $25,000 in damages.

He slipped and fell in a Nov. 1 game against the Rams after being pushed out of bounds while returning a punt in the first quarter. Bush's cleats apparently slipped on a concrete surface behind the 49ers bench, which the suit says has been nicknamed the "concrete ring of death. …

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