11 October 2021

Guzman Ariza Attorneys At Law

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The Second Chamber of the Civil and Commercial Chamber of theCourt of Appeal of Santiago annulled the sentence issued by thefirst-degree court that condemned the winning pitcher of the CyYoung Bartolo Coln to the payment of US $ 4.5 million, foralleged compensation on future earnings after his return to theMajor Leagues, to the Dominican doctors who assisted him in thetreatment of stem cells in the tissues of his right shoulder.

This decision dated September 20, 2021, also motivated that thedoctors did not present elements that corroborate the existence ofan alleged agreement between the parties involved in the legalconflict. In the words of one of Coln's lawyers, Mr.John P. Seibel, "the Court judged on the basis of the factsand applied the law. Justice has been done for Bartolo and hisfamily in the face of an unfounded lawsuit and an absurdfirst-instance sentence."

Coln was represented by lawyers Alberto ReyesBez, from law firm Guzmn Ariza; John P. Seibel andPatricio J. Silvestre, from law firm Seibel Dargam Henrquezy Herrera; Nstor Reinoso, from law firm Reinoso,Ottenwalder y Asociados and Gilberto Objo, from law firmObjo, Subero and Ledesma.

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