WWE has seen their fair share of lawsuits. The company is being sued by a cyclist who claimed he was terribly injured after his bicycle collided with a WWE van in Tampa on July 22, 2019.

According to PW Insider, the Florida Middle District Court will hear the trial on February 6, 2023. For those not in the know, Jackson Parsons filed the lawsuit in June 2021.

Parsons alleged that a van rented by WWE was being driven by a WWE employee, Gaitan Thomas, “who was on the job at the time” when it hit Parsons’ bicycle. The driver, Thomas, works as a props expert for WWE.  WWE legal filings in the case have described Thomas as “an independent contractor engaged” by the company.

Parsons claimed 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.”

He further stated he will be dealing with permanent issues due to the accident, citing 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.”

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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