"Anytime when you have the tragic loss of a public figure like Junior Seau, there's a renewed public interest on brain injury," Dr. Alexander Khalessi, co-director of Neurovascular Surgery at UC San Diego, said. Over the last 12 months, …
A team of independent researchers who did not know they were studying Seau's brain all concluded he suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative disease typically caused by multiple hits to the head. "What …
“The NFL was aware of the evidence and risks associated with repetitive traumatic brain injuries for many decades, but deliberately ignored and actively concealed the information from the players, including the late Junior Seau.” Because …
Before the former Chicago Bears star fired a bullet into his chest last year, he left word with his family to have his brain
Let Junior Seau’s family be an example to all New Jerseyans ... Today, his family announced it will donate his brain to researchers studying chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease of the brain that has been found in football players …
Add Junior Seau ... that link (to brain disease) and the health risk to NFL players would impose an economic cost that would significantly and adversely change the profit margins enjoyed by the NFL and its teams,” the Seaus said in the suit.
The family of Junior Seau has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NFL in the wake of federal scientists finding a brain disease tied to his pro ... respond to a request for comment. The Seaus are seeking unspecified compensatory …