“The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL based on findings by the National Institutes of Health that the linebacker had CTE, a disease from traumatic brain injuries linked to depressions and suicides. Seau, at age 43, committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest. He played 20 seasons in the NFL and allegedly suffered repeated blows to the head. The first reaction seems to be “these guys choose to play a violent game”. So they assume the risk of head injuries like concussions – a natural consequence of playing that violent game. And therefore there is no basis for the lawsuits against the NFL.”
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