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Old 05-11-2012, 01:00 PM   #14
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Default Re: Commentary: When will deaths of NFL players stop?

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The link between a lowered quality of life and CTE is established. They don't all have to kill themselves for the issue to be discussed, do they?

And the beauty of brain cases is, poor choices by the plaintiff work against the defense. Unless your suggesting using the threat of embarrassing disclosure to chill the pursuit of the claims.
As you know, a history of being abused as a child or drug abuse isn't just an "embarassing disclosure" - it is an alternative proximate cause argument for the player taking his life that can blow up the plaintiff's burden of proving the employment related blows to the head caused the suicide

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