Most ridicuous lawsuits USA: Indiana ex-wrestler files suit over injury to groin

Opponent was from Louisville

A former pro wrestler from Jeffersonville, Ind., is suing an Evansville-based promoter and an opponent from Louisville over a match in which he suffered a kick to the groin.

In a lawsuit filed Monday in Clark Circuit Court in Indiana, John Levi Miller accused his opponent, Clinton Woosley, known as Guido Andretti in the ring, of rupturing his right testicle last June during a match that was supposed to have a prearranged outcome.

Miller’s suit seeks a jury trial, legal fees and unspecified compensation for medical expenses related to the surgery and for medical expenses he may incur from health consequences of his injury, including erectile dysfunction, loss of testosterone, loss of sex drive and osteoporosis. His lawyer says he has no health insurance and owes more than $20,000 in medical bills.

Claims made in filing a lawsuit provide only one side of a case.

The suit accuses Coliseum Championship Wrestling and its owner, Sam Cosby, of breaching its duty to ensure that Woosley was adequately trained and understood the “moves” to entertain the crowd and still deliver the predetermined outcome of the match.

Because of the organization’s negligence, the suit alleges, Miller suffered severe injury.

The suit said that Miller, 23, was designated in advance by Cosby to win the match and that Woosley was designated as the “heel” or loser ...

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