Partial Source: Pwinsider.com
Here is an update on TNA’s ongoing legal dispute against Scott Steiner. The lawsuit TNA filed against Scott Steiner was scheduled to go to trial next week on February 22. However, the trial date was reportedly canceled today (Feb. 19).
This is the fourth time the jury trial date was scheduled and ultimately did not take place. The lawsuit has been delayed on numerous occasions. The legal dispute stems from when TNA sued Steiner in June 2012 for an alleged breach in his contract by speaking disparaging remarks against TNA, Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, and Bruce Prichard. TNA wanted damages and an injunction to stop Steiner from continuing to speak out.
Steiner claimed that he never agreed to not disparage the company, and speaking out was not in any sort of breach of his deal with the company, which at that point had expired. In addition, Steiner claimed that his TNA deal expired, and he was offered a new one that he ultimately turned down.
It’s unknown why the latest trial date was cancelled, or if a possible settlement deal was reached.