Ex-NFL Star Continues Fight Against Arbitration With Texans

By Michelle Casady (November 18, 2019, 4:02 PM EST) -- Two-time NFL Pro Bowl linebacker DeMeco Ryans has asked the Texas Supreme Court to let him move forward with a lawsuit alleging the Houston Texans are responsible for the shoddy field conditions that led to his career-ending injury, instead of sending the case to arbitration.

In a petition for review filed with the state's high court on Friday, Ryans argued that the First Court of Appeals improperly kicked his case to arbitration in August based on "presumptions" and created a conflict with its sister court in Houston, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals, which has held that compelling arbitration based on "incomplete...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!