MLB Can Depose A-Rod's Cousin, Fla. Appeals Court Says

Law360, Miami (December 18, 2013, 4:01 PM EST) -- Alex Rodriguez's cousin and another nonparty to Major League Baseball's suit against a Miami health clinic over performance-enhancing drugs will have to submit to depositions, after a Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed the denial of their bids for protective orders.

Florida's Third District Court of Appeal denied petitions for writs of certiorari from Yuri Sucart, who is Rodriguez's cousin, and Jose Gomez, ruling that they had failed to establish that the lawsuit is preempted by the federal Labor Management Relations Act because it would require...
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