Sunday, May 9, 2021

Tag: CTE

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has dismissed an appeal by former WWE wrestlers claiming the company did not protect them from head injuries and concussions that could have resulted in CTE or mental and...
TMZ Sports is featuring an interview (above) with WWE Hall of Famer Jeff Jarrett where he talks about wrestlers knowing what they "signed up for" when it comes to injuries. The interview was conducted after a follow up article by...
While initial details were not available immediately, PWInsider is reporting that WWE has won a major concussion-related lawsuit brought against the company by former talent. The 39-page ruling was issued by Judge Vanessa L. Bryant of the United States District Court...
Newsweek.com is featuring a lengthy article on Daniel Bryan and the news that broke this week that Bryan had been medically cleared to make a return to the ring for WWE for the first time in over two years. The...
The Boston Globe is featuring an article noting that former WWE star Ashley Massaro has joined a lawsuit against the WWE (made on November 9) joining 52 other former talents alleging that the company concealed the dangers of repetitive...
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson developing wrestling comedy series Variety.com is featuring an article about Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Seven Bucks Production company and Will Ferrell's Gary Sanchez Productions teaming up for a wrestling comedy series project. Former WWE creative writer...
WWE responded this week to the lawsuit being brought against them by Cassandra Frazier, the widow of the late Nelson Frazier Jr. (aka Big Daddy V, Viscera, Mabel), by trying to move the lawsuit to Connecticut. WWE noted that...
USA Today is featuring an article about WWE donating $1.2 million to the Sports Legacy Institute to further research on developing proper treatment for CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy). Former WWE star Christopher Nowinski co-founded the non-profit Sports Legacy Institute...