Texas Appellate Court Applies NFL CBA’s “Non-Injury Grievance” Provisions to Compel Arbitration of Former Star’s Career-Ending Injury Claim

In an August 1, 2019 opinion (Houston NFL Holding L.P. v. Ryans), the Houston-based First Court of Appeals enforced the National Football League’s Collective Bargaining Agreement by ordering a state trial court to compel arbitration of a premises-liability claim asserted by former All-Pro (and former Texans player) DeMeco Ryans. Then playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, […]