Texans Say Ex-NFLer's Turf Injury Suit First Of Its Kind

Law360, New York (February 15, 2017, 7:59 PM EST) -- The Houston Texas on Tuesday again tried to differentiate a personal injury lawsuit by former Texans and Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Demeco Ryans, who was injured on the field at Houston’s NRG stadium, from an injury case brought by running back Reggie Bush, arguing that Bush’s injury occurred outside the field of play and after the play was dead.

Ryans hit the Texans and the NFL with a $10 million lawsuit in Texas state court alleging he suffered a career-ending, noncontact Achilles tendon injury due to unsafe “seams” in the since-replaced, removable natural grass surface at NRG Stadium. The injury occurred when...

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