WWE Sues Dynamite Kid, Others To Block Brain-Injury Claims

By Kurt Orzeck (June 29, 2015, 10:46 PM EDT) -- World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. on Monday launched a Connecticut federal suit trying to block Dynamite Kid, Black Jack Mulligan and other wrestlers who used to work for the company from filing claims alleging traumatic brain injuries.

The complaint seeks a declaration that the brain injury claims and other allegedly fraudulent tort claims defendants have threatened against WWE are time-barred by statutes of limitations and repose under Connecticut law.

Other wrestlers have recently hit WWE with suits alleging it discouraged them from seeking proper medical help after they suffered concussive and subconcussive blows. Similar to brain-injury suits launched against the National Football...

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