facebook
twitter
search
search

Duerson's bankruptcy included judgment

Feb. 22, 2011 at 12:28 PM
| License Photo

CHICAGO, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Dave Duerson, the former Chicago Bears safety who killed himself last week, listed a $34.6 million court judgment as an asset, a bankruptcy filing indicates.

The judgment won by Duerson's food company in 2004 was included along with $14.7 million in liabilities when Duerson filed for personal bankruptcy last September, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.

"I've got $34.6 million reasons to be positive," Duerson said.

He acknowledged his financial troubles to the Tribune in 2007.

At the time a foreclosure action had been initiated against his home in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park that he had mortgaged to prop up his food company.

The $34.6 million judgment was issued in Duerson's favor after he sued a freezer supplier in federal court that he charged caused major problems for his company and himself.

The food company was forced into receivership in 2006.

In December, Duerson's ex-wife, Alicia, said he still owed her $70,000 and accused him of concealing certain assets, including his two Super Bowl rings and a large bronze trophy for being named the Walter Payton Man of the Year in 1987.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
New York Yankees take care of distracted Los Angeles Angels
UFC title-bout pullout has MMA chirping
Cowherd has very awkward interview with Michigan's Harbaugh
Burnett, homers propel Pittsburgh Pirates over Detroit Tigers
Women's World Cup: Own goal sends Japan to final