White Sox Bat For Early Win In Ex-Yankee's Injury Suit
Law360 (February 14, 2018, 2:02 PM EST) -- The Chicago White Sox moved Tuesday for a quick win in a suit brought by a former New York Yankees outfielder over an injury he sustained at the team's field, arguing that the claims are governed by a collective bargaining agreement and therefore belong in arbitration.
The claims made by rookie Dustin Fowler, who was traded to the Oakland Athletics after suffering a season-ending knee injury at the White Sox's Guaranteed Rate Field in 2017, were preempted by a provision in the Labor Management Relations Act concerning the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements, the White Sox argued, saying that therefore Fowler...
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