Wrongful death suit blames Olympic organizations on athlete’s CTE

By Zachary Zagger (February 24, 2022, 7:56 PM EST) – The brother of former American and Serbian bobsledder Pavle Jovanovic, who died by suicide in 2020, has hit the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee with a foul lawsuit for dead, alleging that organizations failed to properly research or study the danger of head injuries in sport.

According to the lawsuit filed Wednesday in New Jersey state court by the bobsledder’s brother, Jovanovic suffered countless head injuries during his career, leading to mental health issues and alcohol abuse before to commit suicide in May 2020 at the age of 43.

After Jovanovic’s death, samples of…

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