February 23, 2012
Attorney William T. Gibbs, left, and Tregg Duerson, son of former Chicago Bears Dave Duerson, announce the filing of a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL, during a news conference Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, in Chicago. The lawsuit accuses the NFL of negligently causing the brain damage that led Duerson to take his own life at the age of 50 by not warning him of the negative effects of concussions. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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CHICAGO -- The family of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL on Thursday, claiming the league didn't do enough to prevent or treat the concussions that severely damaged his brain before he killed himself last year.