NFL Says Saints Fans Can’t Sue Over Playoff Loss

Law360 (January 29, 2019, 2:37 PM EST) -- New Orleans Saints fans must live with the team’s playoff loss to the Los Angeles Rams last week, the NFL has told a Louisiana federal court, arguing that ticket holders do not have standing to sue over an allegedly botched decision by referees near the end of the game.

In a post-hearing memorandum filed Monday, the National Football League urged the Eastern District of Louisiana first to reject Tommy Badeaux and Candis Lambert’s arguments that the case should be remanded to state court, then to rule that precedent establishes that their claimed injuries do not give them standing to sue the...

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