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Giants Backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor is charging. Chargers Team Dr. David S. Gazzaniga and the Newport Orthopedic Institute on medical malpractice stemming from a punctured lung during Taylor’s stint with the Chargers. According to ESPN findings. The punctured lung was caused by treatment for a rib injury in 2020. Taylor wants at least $5 million.

Originally scheduled for November, tryouts are now scheduled to begin in April due to the NFL schedule. The suit was returned in May 2021.

Taylor suffered a punctured lung before the Chargers’ Week 2 game. Chiefs Gazzaniga tries to administer a painkiller injection to Taylor’s broken ribs. Taylor led the Chargers to their season-opening victory with a BengalsIn the lawsuit, he said he suffered “severe physical pain resulting from hospitalization, physical therapy, emotional distress and other suffering.”

Taylor’s attorneys said Gazzaniga’s “negligence, recklessness and other egregious, illegal and wrongful conduct” caused Taylor to lose his starting job to then-rookie quarterback Justin Herbert, who started the Chargers’ remaining 15 games of the 2020 season. Herbert won the Offensive Rookie of the Year award as the Chargers finished the year 7-9.

The 2020 season was Taylor’s second and final year in Los Angeles. He spent the 2021 season in Houston, where he made six starts before an injury and the arrival of Davis Mills forced him to spend most of the season on the field. He signed with the Giants this offseason and is currently serving as Daniel Jones’ backup.

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