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(Fox 5 San Diego)   Move the Chargers to Los Angeles? That's a lawsuit   (fox5sandiego.com) divider line
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2022-01-26 11:32:46 AM  
Fuck Dean Spanos

 
2022-01-26 12:12:30 PM  
Stop trying to make fetch a thing.

/DNRTFA
 
2022-01-26 12:18:03 PM  
Oh, I would LOVE to  see what supposed reason grants her the right to actually sue. Over under on this being tossed?
 
2022-01-26 12:48:01 PM  
As mentioned in the farking article even, "previous administrations in the city of San Diego twice waived the city's rights to any claim against the NFL and the Chargers for relocation after the 2008 NFL season".

They have no chance of winning.  But let's waste taxpayers' money trying!
 
2022-01-26 12:55:12 PM  

Geotpf: As mentioned in the farking article even, "previous administrations in the city of San Diego twice waived the city's rights to any claim against the NFL and the Chargers for relocation after the 2008 NFL season".

They have no chance of winning.  But let's waste taxpayers' money trying!


If they waived that right as a condition that the team would negotiate in good faith, but there is now evidence that the team was NEVER negotiating in good faith and had made the decision years prior regardless of what the city was going to offer -- does the city have recourse to say that the waiver was made under false/fraudulent pretenses and should be nullified?

IANAL, but this isn't as cut-and-dried as you're making it out to be.

/Now whether the plaintiff has standing to bring suit is another matter
 
2022-01-26 1:17:18 PM  
So someone saw the huge settlement with St Louis and decided they wanted a piece of that action?

Geotpf: But let's waste taxpayers' money trying!


It sounds like the city is not involved at all. There is a former City Attorney doing this on his own to try and revitalize his political career.
 
2022-01-26 2:02:04 PM  

dywed88: So someone saw the huge settlement with St Louis and decided they wanted a piece of that action?

Geotpf: But let's waste taxpayers' money trying!

It sounds like the city is not involved at all. There is a former City Attorney doing this on his own to try and revitalize his political career.


Wow, I missed that part.  It's even more stupid!  I don't even see standing to sue.
 
2022-01-26 2:41:28 PM  

dywed88: So someone saw the huge settlement with St Louis and decided they wanted a piece of that action?

Geotpf: But let's waste taxpayers' money trying!

It sounds like the city is not involved at all. There is a former City Attorney doing this on his own to try and revitalize his political career.


The city is also being sued. So, yes, they're involved.
 
2022-01-26 2:54:51 PM  
How many teams does LA need?
 
2022-01-26 3:42:23 PM  

Cajnik: How many teams does LA need?


2 per sport, like NYC.

/heck, I wouldn't be surprised to see an "Inland Empire Something Or Others" in one of the major leagues at some point.
 
2022-01-26 3:50:26 PM  
Ahh, good ol' Mike Aguirre....the douchebag has never seen a TV camera that he didn't have to mug up to. He's an attention whore of monumental proportions.
 
2022-01-26 4:39:23 PM  
The league, all NFL team owners and the city of San Diego are named as defendants.

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Uh oh...
 
2022-01-26 5:33:27 PM  

Cajnik: How many teams does LA need?


zero.
 
2022-01-26 9:47:27 PM  

BKITU: Geotpf: As mentioned in the farking article even, "previous administrations in the city of San Diego twice waived the city's rights to any claim against the NFL and the Chargers for relocation after the 2008 NFL season".

They have no chance of winning.  But let's waste taxpayers' money trying!

If they waived that right as a condition that the team would negotiate in good faith, but there is now evidence that the team was NEVER negotiating in good faith and had made the decision years prior regardless of what the city was going to offer -- does the city have recourse to say that the waiver was made under false/fraudulent pretenses and should be nullified?

IANAL, but this isn't as cut-and-dried as you're making it out to be.

/Now whether the plaintiff has standing to bring suit is another matter


It was obvious to the public they weren't negotiating in good faith.  The team never even went through the trouble of building a permanent practice facility.

/faaark Spanos
 
2022-01-27 10:51:11 AM  

chevydeuce: Ahh, good ol' Mike Aguirre....the douchebag has never seen a TV camera that he didn't have to mug up to. He's an attention whore of monumental proportions.


Can't RTFA but the name Mike Aguirre brings back unpleasant memories.  I had the distinct displeasure to be foreman on a jury of a case where Mike was prosecuting the lawyer for a business developer for fraud.  Three weeks of absolute twaddle.  It was plainly obvious that the investors were throwing their toys out of the playpen because they didn't make enough money, and were on a vindictive fishing trip.  Aguirre failed utterly except to bore the shiat out of 12 people.  We found against him and his case and awarded damages of $0.00.  Even the judge looked unimpressed with him.  A week later, his legal firm contacted me by phone and tried to badger me into saying the jury was biased so he could get the verdict thrown out.  Farking douche nozzle.
 
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