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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    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has filed a motion to dismiss defamation ... Vilma in connection with the league's bounty investigation. The motion filed Thursday comes in response to claims Vilma made in a lawsuit filed in May in federal ...
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  • VILMA v. GOODELL
    United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana. January 17, 2013. HELEN G. BERRIGAN, District Judge. This matter comes before the Court on a motion to dismiss pursuant ... the CBA and related documents. Vilma's claims for defamation and intentional ...
    01/16/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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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."
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  • Vilma v. Goodell Motion to Dismiss-1 | Defamation
    The Court would have to interpret the CBA to resolve Mr. Vilma’s defamation ... CBA Article 43 seeking, ... Goodell requests that this Court dismiss the claims of ...
    03/13/2017 - 5:34 am | View Website
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    Saints' Jonathan Vilma's defamation lawsuit against Roger Goodell dismissed. ... New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma's defamation ... "While the Court ...
    01/18/2013 - 6:57 am | View Website
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    A judge dismissed Jonathan Vilma's defamation ... Vilma's claims are preempted and must be dismissed. "While the Court is ... Goodell initially suspended Vilma for ...
    01/17/2013 - 5:28 pm | View Website
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    ... Jonathan Vilma's defamation lawsuit against NFL ... Vilma’s defamation suit dismissed. ... ruled in favor of Goodell’s motion to dismiss Vilma’s ...
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