WWE Hit With Lawsuit Stemming From 2019 Motor Vehicle Accident
WWE are yet to respond to the claim
WWE has reportedly been hit with another lawsuit, this time pertaining to an alleged traffic incident in 2019.
According to PWInsider, An individual called Jackson Parsons filed a lawsuit against WWE on June 12 in the Circuit Court for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Hillsborough Circuit, Florida.
Parsons alleges that on July 22, 2019 in Tampa Florida, a van rented by WWE that was being driven by a WWE props expert named Gaitan Thomas - "who was on the job at the time" - was involved in a motor vehicle accident with Parsons, who was riding a bicycle.
As a result of the incident, Parson is claiming he "suffered physical injuries, pain-and-suffering, disability and the inability and loss of the capacity to lead and enjoy normal life, inconvenience, disfigurement, scarring and mental anguish."
His filing also claimed that he will be dealing with permanent issues as a result of the accident, saying he "suffered physical injuries, pain-and-suffering, disability and the inability and loss of the capacity to lead and enjoy a normal life, inconvenience, disfigurement, scarring and mental anguish".
Furthermore, it is claimed he has incurred past medical expenses and will incur future medical expenses on account of the motor vehicle accident. Parsons stated that he has lost the quality of life that he moved to Florida to find, and also noted past medical expenses stemming from the accident are at $171,430.38.
He also claims a loss of earnings, past and future, estimated at $75,036.00–$100,048.00 and projected his future medical expenses in the amount of $314,850.00.
The lawsuit also seeks $76,500.00 for Parsons' pain and suffering, as well as $401,500 for future pain and suffering.
It is also noted that Parson demanded a settlement in December 2020 to the sum of $1,064,328.38, which is well above the amount required by the court for this type of civil claim.
WWE has not yet responded to the lawsuit.