The amount listed in the lawsuit is for $380,000, which is chump change for A-Rod, who makes about $25 million per season.
USA Today Sports' Bob Nightengale reported the news:
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 14, 2014
Cornwell is a well-known lawyer who has represented many famous figures during his career.
He also represented Rodriguez through the Biogenesis scandal and wasn't too successful as A-Rod ended up getting a 162-game suspension that was cut down from 211 games.
If the story is true and A-Rod isn't paying up, he's either broke or doesn't believe Cornwell is worthy of the pay after such a horrid result. It'll be interesting to see what his reasons are for not ponying up the dough.
In Cornwell's defense, the wealth of Major League Baseball's evidence against Rodriguez in regard to his association with Biogenesis made it an uphill battle, but that wouldn't excuse A-Rod skipping out on the bill.
This story is just getting started and there is sure to be more details as time moves along. For now, it's just another negative cloud over the 38-year-old's head that isn't going away anytime soon.Tags: Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, Biogenesis, David Cornwell, major league baseball, MLB, New York, New York Yankees