NFL Tries To Sack Fan's Suit Over Saints Suspensions

Law360, Chicago (January 8, 2013, 5:51 PM EST) -- The National Football League asked a Louisiana federal court Tuesday to throw out a New Orleans Saints fan's putative class action alleging it unfairly diminished the value of Saints tickets by penalizing players and coaches, saying NFL ticket holders' rights are too limited to support the suit.

Plaintiff David J. Mancina sued the league and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in October over the commissioner's suspensions of head coach Sean Payton and four players, among others, because of their alleged involvement in a pool from which Saints...
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Case Title

Mancina v. Goodell et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-02512

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Helen G. Berrigan

Date Filed

October 15, 2012

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