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Family of Junior Seau will allow his brain to be studied

Former USC and NFL star died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.OCEANSIDE -- The family of deceased NFL star Junior Seau has decided to allow researchers to study his brain for evidence of damage as the result of concussions, San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell said.

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  • Concussion safety in football: How safe are players? - Hanford Sentinel
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    This is the first in a three-day series of stories on the safety of players in football and the dangers of concussion. It looks at how high schools, youth football, the NFL and local colleges aim to protect their players from concussions on the football field and in practice and what happens when a player gets a concussion. This series was produced by reporters at the Sentinel and our sister ...
    08/30/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
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  • Junior Seau’s family rejects NFL brain injury settlement
    SAN DIEGO – Relatives of the late Chargers star Junior Seau decided to opt out of a proposed settlement between the NFL and about 4,500 former players over brain injuries sustained by concussions, according to the family attorney. A settlement of $765 ...
    09/3/2014 - 6:45 am | View Link
  • Junior Seau's family sues NFL over brain injuries
    The family of Junior Seau, the likely future Pro Football Hall of Famer who committed suicide last May by shooting himself in the chest, filed a wrongful death suit Wednesday against the National Football League. The suit alleges the league failed to ...
    01/23/2013 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • Family of Junior Seau sues NFL
    The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the linebacker's suicide last year was the result of brain disease sparked by violent hits he sustained during his football career. The wrongful death lawsuit, filed Wednesday in California Superior ...
    01/23/2013 - 9:26 am | View Link
  • Junior Seau's Family Sues NFL Over Brain Injuries
    -- Add Junior Seau's family to the thousands of people who are suing the NFL over the long-term damage caused by concussions. Seau's ex-wife and four children sued the league Wednesday, saying the former linebacker's suicide was the result of brain disease ...
    01/23/2013 - 5:41 am | View Link
  • Junior Seau’s family sues NFL over brain injuries
    The family of Junior Seau has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, alleging that he committed suicide because of brain disease caused by repeated violent hits over the course of his football career. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed Wednesday in California ...
    01/22/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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    Browse Junior Seau latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Junior Seau at abcnews.com
    09/20/2014 - 7:09 pm | View Website
  • Junior Seau
    Tiaina Baul "Junior" Seau Jr. (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012) was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). Known for his passionate playing style, he ...
    09/20/2014 - 7:21 am | View Website
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    Inside the autopsy room of the San Diego County medical examiner’s office, Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist, carefully sliced Junior Seau’s brain with a long ...
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  • The Violent Life and Sudden Death of Junior Seau
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