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Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits
AP: The NFL and more than 4,500 former players are to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement, a federal judge says. The settlement would fund medical examples, concussion-related compensation, as well as medical research.
Plaintiffs include at least 10 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, along with Super Bowl-winning quarterback Jim McMahon and the family of Pro Bowl linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide in 2012.
Photo: Junior Seau (Winslow Townson/AP)

Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

AP: The NFL and more than 4,500 former players are to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement, a federal judge says. The settlement would fund medical examples, concussion-related compensation, as well as medical research.

Plaintiffs include at least 10 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, along with Super Bowl-winning quarterback Jim McMahon and the family of Pro Bowl linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide in 2012.

Photo: Junior Seau (Winslow Townson/AP)

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Junior Seau dead, TMZ reports: Authorities are investigating the  43-year-old former NFL star’s death, which was a shooting that may have been self-inflicted. Details still coming in. We’ll keep an eye out.

EDIT: Here’s a local news report on the shooting. According to San Diego’s 10News, a witness reportedly heard about Seau’s death from police.

(Reblogged from shortformblog)