Jim Turner to Sue Ted Wells for Defamation in Dolphins Bullying Scandal Report

August 10, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner plans to file a defamation lawsuit against Ted Wells after he was named in the 2014 bullying scandal report involving Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin.   
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Turner will file the lawsuit against Wells and his law firm in United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida: "In the lawsuit, Turner alleges the NFL commissioned Wells and Paul Weiss to write a report that would placate the public and assign blame to certain individuals such as Turner, while the law firm was well-paid and well-positioned for future work on NFL cases such as the one that turned out to be Deflategate."
The Dolphins fired Turner—and head trainer Kevin O'Neill—after Wells' report was released in February 2014. The 144-page report (Warning: Report contains NSFW language) claims Turner tolerated and, in some instances, participated in the harassment of Miami players and...

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