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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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    ... the star suffered ‘severe brain ... seen in recent tragedies like NFL players Junior Seau, Ray Easterling ... support, particularly by ...
    11/20/2014 - 2:34 pm | View Link
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    11/19/2014 - 2:09 pm | View Link
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    11/19/2014 - 8:34 am | View Link
  • NFL Settlement Objectors Seek to Sway Judge From Approval - Bloomberg
    Take on the NFL on Concussions and Risk Losing, Lawyer Says - BusinessWeek
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    09/3/2014 - 6:45 am | View Link
  • Junior Seau's family sues NFL over brain injuries
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  • Family of Junior Seau sues NFL
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    01/23/2013 - 9:26 am | View Link
  • Junior Seau’s family sues NFL over brain injuries
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    01/22/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Junior Seau's family talks to elders about brain study
    Los Angeles (CNN)-- A decision on if researchers can study Junior Seau's brain ... have been a contributing factor. Seau's parents, who are from the island of Aunu'u, American Samoa, were meeting Monday with Samoan elders, according to Shawn Mitchell ...
    05/8/2012 - 2:40 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    11/23/2014 - 11:56 pm | View Website
  • Junior Seau's Family Opts Out Of NFL Concussion Settlement
    NEW YORK (AP) — The family of Junior Seau has opted out of a proposed NFL legal settlement with former players over concussion-related injuries.
    11/3/2014 - 12:57 am | View Website
  • Family of former Chargers star Junior Seau rejects NFL ...
    From Yahoo Sports: Family members of former San Diego Chargers star Junior Seau, who killed himself in 2012, have rejected the recent settlement of a ...
    09/4/2014 - 3:36 am | View Website
  • Junior Seau's Family Reportedly Will Proceed with Wrongful ...
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    09/3/2014 - 12:31 am | View Website
  • Junior Seau's family rejects NFL concussion settlement
    The family of Junior Seau, the 12-time Pro Bowl linebacker who committed suicide in 2012, plans to move forward with its wrongful death lawsuit against the ...
    09/2/2014 - 9:25 pm | View Website
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