Lawsuit filed in Cowboys practice field collapse

DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas Cowboys spokeswoman who says she was hurt when the team's practice facility collapsed during a 2009 storm has filed a lawsuit.

Jancy Briles is suing companies involved in building or designing the steel and fabric structure. The lawsuit says she suffered "serious, disabling and permanent injuries."

The Cowboys were conducting a rookie minicamp when the 88,000-square-foot building fell in a wind storm. Special teams coach Joe DeCamillas suffered a broken vertebra, while Cowboys scout Rich Behm was left paralyzed.

The defendants include Summit Structures LLC of Allentown, Pa., and its Canadian parent, Cover-All Building Systems Inc. Cover-All was dissolved after filing for bankruptcy in 2010.

Briles' attorney didn't return messages for comment Wednesday. Briles is the daughter of Baylor football coach Art Briles.

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