America’s favorite sport is jam packed full of action, entertainment, and pain. No matter how you choose to enjoy it, people who undergo the physical stress of the level and repetition of impact of football players are at risk for serious health issues.
Aaron Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd and was just deemed “Not Guilty” for double homicide when he was found hanging in his cell in April. People were surprised by his actions considering his situation was finally looking up, all things considered.
Hernandez’s family agreed to turn over the tight end’s brain to scientific research digging into head trauma in athletes. What they found initiated a new lawsuit against the New England Patriots. Click Next to learn more!
Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, is filing a suit against the sports team for intentionally withholding information that might have saved the life of their child’s father. She believes what the researchers found in Hernandez’s brain is directly linked to his decision to end his life.