NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher is suing a Houston-based hair transplant firm for allegedly utilizing his likeness with out his permission.
The lawsuit was filed again in October, reviews the Chicago Sun Times, as Urlacher claimed Houston Hair Transplant Center used his personal private story relating to a hair transplant on their web site, making it appear like he used their providers.
“The publish deceptively led potential sufferers to imagine that Mr. Urlacher had an affiliation with, or acquired restoration remedy from, Defendant Houston Hair,” the lawsuit states.
Instead, the Chicago Bears legendary defender had his process accomplished by Restore, utilizing their Follicular Unit Extraction methodology to take action. Urlacher was seen in January 2016 sporting a full head of hair after being bald all through his NFL profession.
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Urlacher was recognized for his bald look throughout his 13 years within the Windy City. But, whereas showing on WGN Morning News, he had a full head of hair and defined the process.
“I wore a hat all over the place I went for a yr,” he advised WGN News. “I needed to put on it once I went to dinner. I needed to put on it once I dressed up…I couldn’t present my hair.”
Urlacher, who didn’t thoughts being bald, was proven the process by a buddy and finally determined it was proper for him.
“I’ve solely had this thick hair for about 4 months. I had the process accomplished final November… It’s a terrific process… There aren’t any cuts in your head, there aren’t any scars on the again of my head. They take out one hair at a time they usually take away it from the again and put it within the entrance, or wherever you want the hair.”
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Urlacher is a spokesman for Restore, whereas different retired athletes like Deion Sanders have additionally been featured on the corporate’s web site.
An eight-time Pro Bowler and four-time All-Pro, Urlacher was named the 2005 Defensive Player of the Year when he totaled 122 tackles, six sacks and 17 tackles for loss in his age 27 season.
Overall, the Pasco, Washington native totaled 1,361 tackles, 41.5 sacks and 11 pressured fumbles over 182 regular-season video games for Chicago, on his method into the Hall of Fame and the Bears’ Ring of Excellence.