Ryan Ferguson spent the better part of a decade in prison for the murder of Kent Heigthold, a sports editor for the Columbia Daily Tribune. In November 2013, that conviction was vacated.
In July, Judge Nanette Laughrey awarded Ferguson $11 million for legal expenses and his suffering in a case against police and city officials. But, since The Travelers Companies, who had insured the city, denied financial responsibility for the case, Ferguson settled for $2.75 million.
Now, Ferguson has served The Travelers Companies with a lawsuit for the remaining $8.25 million.