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Former Professional Wrestlers Sue WWE Over Concussions

Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of “selling violence” while ignoring concussions that they say left them with serious brain injuries. The men, including one who performed under the name Skull Von Krush, have filed a potential class-action lawsuit …

High School Concussion Lawsuit Filed by Former Illinois Quarterback

A former high school quarterback followed in the steps of one-time pro and college players Saturday by suing a sports governing body – in this case the Illinois High School Association – saying it didn’t do enough to protect him from concussions …

NHL Concussion Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court in Minnesota

The consolidated class-action lawsuit by former NHL players against the league over concussion-related injuries has been filed in federal court. Attorneys for the ex-players filed the complaint in Minnesota. The case had been assigned to U.S. District Judge Susan Richard …

Concussion Went Untreated Says Former Portland State Player

Former Portland State linebacker Zach Walen has filed a $5 million suit against Portland State, the NCAA and Oregon Health Sciences University claiming he was not treated properly for a concussion. The lawsuit alleges that Walen suffered a blow to …

Ex-LSU Star Moving Concussion Lawsuit to State Court

A lawyer for former LSU star linebacker Mike Anderson says Anderson has dismissed a concussion-related lawsuit filed in federal court against the NCAA and an equipment maker but will refile the suit in state court. Attorney Patrick Pendley said Anderson …