Ex-NFL Player Must Seek Workers' Comp In Tenn.: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 8:05 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Monday blocked the Tennessee Titans' offensive line coach from seeking workers' compensation benefits in California, agreeing with an arbitrator that the coach must seek the benefits in Tennessee where he had played more than half his games during his 19-year NFL career.

A three-judge panel said Bruce Matthews couldn't tie any of his actual injuries to California — he said he sustained them in various locations over 19 years as a Hall of Fame lineman — so he couldn't prove that the...
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