There’s still no resolution in sight to the lawsuit filed against Eli Manning and the New York Giants by a sports memorabilia dealer who claims he was duped over game-worn gear.
The trial date of September 25 was recently postponed with no new date established but that doesn’t mean the case is over.
In fact, on Thursday, the Washington Post published a story outlining the ongoing battle between Eric Inselberg and the team that once considered him the curator of its memorabilia. A suit filed by Eric Inselberg and two others names Manning, Giants’ president and CEO John Mara and the Giants equipment managers Ed and Joe Skiba as defendants.
The plaintiffs claim the Giants defrauded fans, their own players and even the Pro Football Hall of Fame by distributing helmets and jerseys made to appear game-used when they really weren’t.
The Giants deny all of the allegations in the lawsuit.
Recent court filings included an email exchange between the Skibas in which they discuss their frustrations over a pay freeze. When Joe Skiba states he’s considering going to management to demand overtime, his brother responds “Not even worth it.” Joe replied, “For me it is. I’ll tell the whole f—–‘ world the truth.”
You can read the entire story here.