This episode is about the 22 lawsuits (filed so far) against Texans QB Deshaun Watson in the last month in civil court in Houston, alleging assault, sexual assault, and inappropriate behavior.
Mike’s guest is Steph Stradley, a Houston-based sportswriter and lawyer at the Stradley Law Firm. She often does legal explainers for fans regarding sports discipline issues, contracts, investigations, and practical aspects of the law. She has a detailed FAQ post about the Watson lawsuits that can be found here.
(0:54) Mike provides the background on the lawsuits that have been filed against Watson.
(3:43) What exactly do we know so far?
(7:12) The plaintiff’s lawyer, Tony Buzbee, held a news conference on Tuesday in which two of Watson’s accusers revealed their names and…