First lawsuit against Texans hints that “at least thirty different women” may have had their rights violated by Deshaun Watson

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One of the biggest questions regarding the Deshaun Watson situation relates to the vague possibility that the 24 lawsuits filed against Watson will continue to expand. How many claims will there eventually be?

A strong hint appears in the first lawsuit against the Texans as a result of Watson’s behavior.

From page two of the petition filed on Monday: “It is now known that in many of Watson’s multiple massage interactions, more than massage therapy occurred — indeed, with at least thirty different women, the ‘more’ that occurred included unwanted sexual advances and outright sexual assault by Watson. Each of those thirty plus women, most of which are complete strangers to one another, experienced strikingly similar conduct from Watson.”

Twenty-four have been filed, 20 have been settled. More quite possibly will be filed. The league’s proposed suspension of Watson, an indefinite ban lasting at least one year, is aimed at factoring the possibility of more lawsuits into the final decisions made in the case.

Based on the lawsuit filed on Monday, at least six more lawsuits against Watson are possible.

13 responses to “First lawsuit against Texans hints that “at least thirty different women” may have had their rights violated by Deshaun Watson

  1. Watson is alleged to have gone around jumping from one spa table to the next being bad. Now the Texans are being drawn into court. What did Watson’s activities off on his own have to do with the team? How are the Texans liable for his alleged actions? I am now confused.

  2. “Hints that”….”May have” or may not have ? and the additional possible 6 Women, did they also fail to notify the Police of the misconduct in a timely Fashion?

  3. I knew that when some commenters expressed a desire to blame the Texans for Watson’s behavior… things would only get worse for Watson. How could they not? Any investigation or legal actions against the Texans would only bring more sordid detail of Watson’s behavior to light. And it’s already happening. The Texans are not responsible for Watson’s behavior even if they knew about it. Watson is a professional multi-millionaire adult. Even if you see the Texans are his “parents,” which might muster some laughter, Watson is absolutely responsible for all his actions. Actions for which we are about to find out more…

  4. I assume that a confidentiality agreement was part of the settlements between Watson and 20 accusers. Curious how that impacts their ability to testify in court against the Texans. I’m struggling to see how they make a case that the Texans helped Watson harm them if they can’t testify how Watson harmed them.

  5. How anyone can still think this is just a money grab is unbelievable to me. And then the Browns give this guy the biggest contract in NFL history. Nice work……..

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