McDuffie awarded $11.5M in toe lawsuit

Updated: May 5, 2010, 4:58 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- A jury has awarded former Miami Dolphins wide receiver O.J. McDuffie $11.5 million in his lawsuit against a prominent physician over a career-ending toe injury.

The jurors returned the award Wednesday against Dr. John Uribe following a 2-week trial. Uribe, a former Dolphins team doctor, called the decision a travesty and an appeal is likely.

McDuffie's attorneys called the damage award fair compensation for his lost earnings.

McDuffie sued for negligence and malpractice ...

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