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Transfer Cade Mays’ Father Sues Georgia After Finger Amputation

Cade Mays Dad

Well this is a weird story if we’ve ever seen one…

Kevin and Melinda Mays, the parents of Georgia offensive lineman Cade Mays, filed a lawsuit against the university last month after a portion of the father’s right pinkie was amputated by a folding chair while attending an event during the recruitment of his son.

According to the lawsuit, Kevin Mays his wife, Melinda, and sons Cade and Cooper were invited to a dinner, with other prospects, Dec. 15, 2017 at a club level inside Sanford Stadium. While attempting to stand up, Mays’ finger was caught in the hinge of the folding chair.

Cade Mays signed with Georgia after the publicized incident. He played two seasons at Georgia and has reportedly entered the transfer portal to leave the school following his sophomore season. A person with knowledge of the situation said that Mays intends to transfer to Tennessee.

The lawsuit states that the elder Mays will “continue to suffer lost income and has incurred and will continue to incur, medical expenses.”

Kevin Mays is seeking general damages for pain and suffering and loss of labor, damages for past and future medical expenses and income, interests and costs and punitive damages. Melinda Mays is seeking general damages for loss of consortium.

Written by Sami Jarjour

The Co-Founder of Sports ON Tap & Host of "Stuff That Matters w/ Sami Jarjour" Podcast & Co-Host of "That Being Said Podcast w/ George & Sami Jarjour."

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