WorldWrestling Entertainment Inc. on April 27 sought the dismissal ofappeals filed in lawsuits related to traumatic brain injuries suffered by WWEperformers.
The company argued that all claims and threatened claimsagainst the company lack merit.
In a suit filed Oct. 23, 2014, WWE was accused of ignoring,downplaying, or failing to disclose risks associated with traumatic braininjuries suffered by WWE's performers. A second suit was filed Jan. 16, 2015,covering the same allegations, the company said in a Form 10-Q filed May 10.
In a separate suit alleging violations of federal securitieslaws based on certain statements relating to the negotiation of WWE's domestictelevision license, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticutgranted the company's motion to dismiss the amended complaint in its entirety.The suit was filed July 26, 2014.