Goodell Seeks To Have Court Dismiss Vilma Defamation Lawsuit

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has filed a motion to dismiss defamation claims made against him by suspended New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma in connection with the league's bounty investigation.

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    The NFL is trying to halt all of Vilma's requests because whether the case will proceed or not as the league's motion to dismiss the defamation lawsuit still ... Magistrate Knowles suggested that the Court would resolve the dispute expeditiously."
    09/27/2012 - 2:02 am | View Link
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    The lawsuit, filed in federal court ... Vilma, has sued the NFL and Goodell separately. The lawsuits, which have been consolidated, include Vilma's initial defamation claims against Goodell, which the commissioner denied today in an expected motion to dismiss.
    07/5/2012 - 12:46 pm | View Link
  • Goodell files motion to dismiss Vilma suit
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has filed a motion to dismiss defamation claims made against ... filed Thursday comes in response to claims Vilma made in a lawsuit filed in May in federal court in New Orleans. Vilma has claimed that ...
    07/5/2012 - 7:04 am | View Link
  • Goodell seeks to have court dismiss Vilma defamation lawsuit
    NEW ORLEANS -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has filed a motion to dismiss defamation claims made against him by suspended New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma in connection with the league's bounty investigation. The motion filed Thursday comes ...
    07/5/2012 - 5:12 am | View Link
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    The NFL said the action is an "improper attempt to litigate" and said there is "no basis for asking a federal court ... include Vilma's initial defamation claims against Goodell, which the commissioner denied Thursday in an expected motion to dismiss.
    07/5/2012 - 2:29 am | View Link
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