Associated Press picks up concussion lawsuit against WWE

The Associated Press has picked up on the story about former WWE star Vito Lograsso (Big Vito, 50) and FCW/NXT developmental talent Evan Singleton (22) filing a lawsuit against WWE in a Philadelphia federal court.

The suit accuses WWE of “selling violence” while ignoring concussions adding, “Under the guise of providing entertainment, the WWE has, for decades, subjected its wrestlers to extreme physical brutality that it knew, or should have known, caused created latent conditions and long-term irreversible bodily damage, including brain damage.”

WWE’s Jerry McDevitt has responded to the lawsuit in the story.

“WWE has never concealed any medical information related to concussions, or otherwise, from our (performers). WWE was well ahead of sports organizations in implementing concussion management procedures and policies as a precautionary measure as the science and research on this issue emerged.”

You can check out the full article from the AP at the link below.

AP: Ex-pro wrestlers sue WWE over concussions that caused injury