Recent accusations against nationwide sports organizations such as the NFL and WWE allege that both organizations were well aware of the danger posed to its employees and players but failed to act on that knowledge. A group of former WWE wrestlers made similar allegations in a suit that they lodged against the organization. Those in Pennsylvania who have already suffered the ill-effects of a brain injury likely understand how devastating the impact can truly be.
Wrestlers were employed with the WWE to follow mostly-scripted routines in the ring. In order to entertain the guests and viewers, wrestlers performed seriously dangerous and damaging moves with little to no protection. Commonly referred to as chair shots, some of these moves even involved using a chair to bludgeon another wrestler's head. Wrestlers were also instructed to slam various body parts against the faces of other wrestlers.