Cowboys PR Woman Sues Companies over 2009 Texas Facility Collapse

May 6, 2011

A Dallas Cowboys spokeswoman hurt when the team’s practice facility collapsed in 2009 during a storm has sued several companies.

The lawsuit says Jancy Briles suffered “serious, disabling and permanent injuries.” Details were not released.

Summit Structures and its parent, Cover-All Building Systems Inc., had no immediate comment. Former Summit attorney Tom Fee says the company was dissolved in bankruptcy.

The Dallas Morning News reports Briles is also suing engineering company JCI Holding LLC. A company phone number was not accepting messages Wednesday.

Special teams coach Joe DeCamillas suffered a broken vertebrae in the accident. Cowboys scout Rich Behm was left paralyzed from the waist down. Tight end Jamar Hunt, from Texas-El Paso, suffered a herniated disk.

Briles is the daughter of Baylor football coach Art Briles.

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