NHL Settles Suit Claiming Brain Injury Led To Player's Suicide

Law360 (March 16, 2021, 9:54 PM EDT) -- The National Hockey League reached a settlement with the widow of Todd Ewen, whose suicide she blames on brain injuries he suffered as a result of the league's promotion of violence, according to an order issued in the Central District of California on Tuesday.

The terms of the settlement with Ewen's widow, Kelli Ewen, who alleges the league's violence promotion and concealment of long-term brain injuries associated with the sport led to Ewen's death, remain undisclosed.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Gail J. Standish issued an order Tuesday taking a motion to compel off the calendar after being advised by counsel that a...

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