NFL, Saints Sue Ex-Players Over Workers' Comp Claims

Law360, New York (August 24, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT) -- The National Football League Management Council and the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday sued several former Saints players in Louisiana federal court, seeking to enforce an arbitration decision that found the NFL players violated their contracts by attempting to collect workers' compensation in California.

The league took to court shortly after an arbitrator issued an award and opinion sustaining the NFL’s grievances against its former players Wednesday.

“Players Roderick Coleman, Victor Riley, Donta Jones, Michael Lewis, Terrelle Smith, Damon Nivens and Phil McGeoghan violated their individual...
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Case Title

New Orleans Saints, L.L.C. et al v. Cleeland et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02093

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Labor/Mgt. Relations

Judge

Kurt D. Engelhardt

Date Filed

August 24, 2011

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