WWE Doctor Sues CM Punk for Defamation Over Podcast Remarks

February 20, 2015 3:43 AM

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CM Punk and Colt Cabana (real names Phil Brooks and Scott Colton) are being sued for defamation by WWE ring doctor Christopher M. Amann, according to the Cook County Record. On Cabana’s podcast this past November, Punk accused the WWE medical staff of improperly treating concussions and a staph infection, and said he’d told an unnamed doctor that “You are one of the most worthless pieces of shit I have ever met in my entire life.”

Claiming his reputation has suffered as a result of the former WWE wrestlers’ comments, Amann is seeking more than $1 million in compensatory damages, as well as an undetermined amount of punitive damages. During the Nov. 26 episode of Colton’s weekly podcast, Amann says Brooks “repeatedly and false...

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