Legal professional Tony Buzbee, who’s representing all 24 of Watson’s accusers, introduced Tuesday that every one however 4 lawsuits have been settled and the circumstances will probably be dismissed as soon as paperwork is finalized.
“We’re working via the paperwork associated to these settlements,” Buzbee mentioned in a press release. “As soon as now we have finished so, these specific circumstances will probably be dismissed. The phrases and quantities of the settlements are confidential. We cannot remark additional on the settlements or these circumstances.”
The lawsuits filed by Watson’s first accuser, Ashley Solis, and three different ladies will probably be tried “in the end,” Buzbee mentioned.
CNN has reached out to Watson’s lawyer Rusty Hardin for remark however has but to obtain a response.
The NFL informed CNN in a press release that Tuesday’s “improvement has no affect on the collectively bargained disciplinary course of.”
Earlier this month, Katy Williams, a former therapeutic massage therapist in Houston, filed the twenty fourth lawsuit towards Watson.
Williams says she had two encounters with Watson in her condominium in August 2020. The primary session was skilled, her lawsuit says, however throughout the second he uncovered himself and engaged in undesirable sexual conduct.
Hardin responded to the submitting of Williams’ lawsuit, telling CNN earlier this month, “We’re unable to answer the brand new lawsuit right now. Our authorized crew has not had time to analyze this new submitting and had not heard her identify till immediately. Deshaun continues to disclaim he did something inappropriate with any of the plaintiffs.”
CNN’s Amy Woodyatt, Jacob Lev and Ben Morse contributed to this report.