Such a shame!
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.
The family will continue its wrongful death lawsuit against the league. Seau, a star linebacker for 20 seasons who made 11 Pro Bowls, committed suicide in 2012.
“We have tried to communicate it that it is not satisfactory and all we met were deaf ears,” the family’s lawyer, Steve Strauss, told The Associated Press on Wednesday. “The settlement does not include any value at all for the claims of his four children. Or the loss of his companionship or the loss of his future earnings.”
More than 4,500 former players have filed a class action suit against the league, some accusing it of fraud for its handling of concussions. They include Hall of Fame running back Tony…
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