Ex-Wrestlers Protest WWE Sanctions Bid In Concussion Case

Law360, New York (November 1, 2016, 6:59 PM EDT) -- A class of former WWE wrestlers told a Connecticut court Tuesday that the company has engaged in abusive sanctions motions in its fight against their concussion claims and should itself face sanctions.

Responding to World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. claims that they had knowingly submitted interrogatories containing false statements, the plaintiffs denied perjury and claimed the accusation was “inflammatory and unsubstantiated.”

“The level of abusive tactics intended to scare and bully plaintiffs’ counsel should cease. Enough is enough,” the plaintiffs said.

In the suit, consolidated in Connecticut last year, the wrestlers contend the WWE withheld information on the health dangers of repeated...

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