Wes Skiles’ widow seeks $25M in wrongful death lawsuit


Opening statements were made in the trial of Wes Skiles’ widow, Terri Skiles, versus Dive Rite Express, owned by Lamartek Inc. Terri Skiles is seeking $25 million in damages, claiming the manufacturer was negligent in testing the safety of the rebreather her husband was using when he drowned off Boynton Beach while filming Goliath Grouper in 2010.

There is a 45-minute video from the dive that will be presented as evidence during the trial.

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