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WWE Sued By ‘Superfly’ Jimmy Snuka And Multiple Others In Brain Injury Lawsuit

Posted By: Ben Kerin on Jul 18, 2016

WWE Sued By ‘Superfly’ Jimmy Snuka And Multiple Others In Brain Injury Lawsuit

WWE has been implicated in a fresh lawsuit claiming the company hid long-term effects of brain injuries from a string of former Superstars including WWE legends Jimmy Snuka, The Road Warrior Animal and Chavo Guerrero Jr, according to a report by Bloomberg.

The list of names, as reported by Pro Wrestling Sheet includes: Paul Orndorff, Bryan Clark aka Adam Bomb, Ahmed Johnson, Kamala, Dave Hebner and Earl Hebner, King Kong Bundy, Ken Patera, Sabu, Ax and Smash, The Berzerker, Shane Douglas, Muhammad Hassan, Henry Godwin, Mark Jindrak, Marty Jannetty, Heidenreich, Mantaur, One Man Gang and the estate of Axl Rotten.

WWE is accused of failing to care for wrestlers’ repetitive head injuries “in any medically competent or meaningful manner" and misrepresenting and concealing the nature of long-term neurological injuries they suffered as a result of their careers.

UPDATE: In and update from, WrestlingNewsCo. The lawsuit includes 50 wrestlers in the complaint against WWE, as revealed by the official lawsuit documents:

JOSEPH M. LAURINAITIS, a.k.a. Road Warrior Animal

JIMMY “SUPERFLY” SNUKA, by and through his guardian, Carole Snuka

PAUL ORDNDORFF, a.k.a. Mr. Wonderful

SALAVADOR GUERRERO IV, a.k.a. Chavo Guerrero, Jr.

CHAVO GUERRERO, SR., a.k.a. Chavo Classic

BRYAN EMMETT CLARK, JR., a.k.a. Adam Bomb

ANTHONY NORRIS, a.k.a. Ahmed Johnson

JAMES HARRIS, a.k.a. Kamala

DAVE HEBNER

EARL HEBNER

CHRIS PALLIES, a.k.a. King Kong Bundy

KEN PATERA

TERRY MICHAEL BRUNK, a.k.a. Sabu

BARRY DARSOW, a.k.a. Smash

BILL EADIE a.k.a. Ax

JOHN NORD, a.k.a. The Bezerker

JONATHAN HUGGER a.k.a. Johnny The Bull

JAMES BRUNZELL, a.k.a. Jumpin’ Jim

SUSAN GREEN, a.k.a. Sue Green

ANGELO MOSCA, a.k.a. King Kong Mosca

JAMES MANLEY, a.k.a. Jim Powers

MICHAEL “MIKE” ENOS

BRUCE “BUTCH” REED, a.k.a. The Natural

CARLENE B. MOORE-BEGNAUD, a.k.a. Jazz

SYLVAIN GRENIER

OMAR MIJARES a.k.a. Omar Atlas

DON LEO HEATON, a.k.a. Don Leo Jonathan

TROY MARTIN, a.k.a. Shane Douglas

MARC COPANI, a.k.a. Muhammad Hassan

MARK CANTERBURY, a.k.a. Henry Godwin

VICTORIA OTIS, a.k.a. Princess Victoria

JUDY HARDEE a.k.a. Judy Martin

MARK JINDRAK

BERNARD KNIGHTON as Personal Representative of the Brian Knighton, Axl Rotten, Estate

MARTY JANNETTY

JON HEIDENREICH

TERRY SZOPINSKI, a.k.a. The Warlord,

SIONE HAVEA VAILAHI, a.k.a. The Barbarian

LARRY OLIVER, a.k.a. The Crippler

BOBBI BILLIARD

TIMOTHY SMITH, a.k.a. Rex King

TRACY SMOTHERS, a.k.a. Freddie Joe Floyd

MICHAEL R HALAC, a.k.a. Mantaur

RICK JONES, a.k.a. Black Bart

KEN JOHNSON, a.k.a. Slick

GEORGE GRAY, a.k.a. One Man Gang

FERRIN JESSE BARR, a.k.a. JJ Funk

LOU MARCONI

ROD PRICE

DONALD DRIGGERS

RODNEY BEGNAUD, a.k.a. Rodney Mack,

RONALD SCOTT HEARD, a.k.a. Outlaw Ron Bass

BORIS ZHUKOV


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