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Former Avs Player Moore Increases His Claim To $68M In Civil Suit

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TORONTO (CBS4) – It’s been a little over 10 years since Todd Bertuzzi sucker punched the Steve Moore of the Colorado Avalanche, ending his NHL career.

Steve Moore (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Steve Moore (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

The legal battle wages on, though, and this week Moore’s lawyers filed documents in his civil suit against Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks increasing his financial claims from $38 million to $68 million. That’s how much they feel Moore lost in future earnings when his career was cut short.

Moore, 35, sustained a concussion and three fractured vertebrae in 2004 in the on-ice hit.

The civil trial is scheduled to start in Ontario Superior Court in September.

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