Former bobsledder files class action lawsuit against USA Bobsled Federation over brain injuries

Oct 3, 2021

A former bobsledder filed a class-action suit against the sport’s national governing body on Wednesday, claiming the organization failed for decades to warn athletes about or protect them from brain injuries.

William Person, who competed for the United States from 1999 to 2007, filed the lawsuit in a state court in California against U.S.A. Bobsled and Skeleton, the organization that oversees those two sports in the United States.

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