Bloomberg Law
June 30, 2021, 3:08 PMUpdated: June 30, 2021, 3:56 PM

L.A. Angels Sued by Family of Tyler Skaggs Over Opioid Death (1)

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

The Los Angeles Angels baseball organization and former director of communications for the team Eric Kay were hit with negligence claims by the family of pitcher Tyler Skaggs over his death from an overdose of opioids Kay allegedly gave him.

The Angels knew or should have known that Kay was supplying illicit drugs to Skaggs and at least five other Angels players, the family alleges in suits filed Tuesday in the California Superior Court for the County of Los Angeles, where the team is located, and in the District Court of Tarrant County, Texas, where Skaggs was found dead in ...

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