Terry McDonough wins $3 million from Cardinals in arbitration

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The NFL’s secret, rigged, kangaroo court docket won’t be so rigged, in spite of everything.

Publicly-filed court docket paperwork present that former Cardinals government Terry McDonough has gained $3 million from the workforce within the arbitration course of he initiated final yr.

The ruling occurred on Friday. The arbitration award was filed in federal court docket on Monday.

McDonough’s claims included illegal retaliation beneath the Arizona Employment Safety Act, intentional infliction of emotional misery, defamation, and invasion of privateness.

The $3 million comes from $600,000 in emotional misery damages and $150,000 in injury to his status. The arbitrator additionally awarded McDonough a whopping $2.25 million in punitive damages in opposition to the Cardinals.

We’re within the means of digesting the 62-page ruling. There absolutely will probably be some attention-grabbing quotes and conclusions. We’ll spotlight them in a subsequent submit.

For now, the information is — and must be — that the NFL’s in-house arbitration course of has resulted in a really uncommon award for a former worker of an NFL workforce, and a probably unprecedented award of punitive damages in opposition to an NFL workforce.

After all, if the information have been sufficient to set off that sort of an award from a course of engineered to favor the NFL and its groups, the decision in a very unbiased court docket earlier than a very unbiased jury possible would have been a lot, a lot greater.


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