Judge Body-Slams WWE, Wrestlers Over Lengthy Briefs
Law360, New York (March 24, 2017, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Friday skewered World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. and a pair of former wrestlers that claim the dangers of repeated head traumas were hidden from them, telling both sides their briefs for a summary judgment bid were far too long.
U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant issued an order denying a motion for summary judgment from the WWE, on the remaining fraud by omission claims being brought by former wrestlers Evan Singleton and Vito LoGrasso. In particular she took exception to the length of each party’s Local Rule 56(a) statements, which are required to accompany summary judgment bids...
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