Jury Finds Manufacturer Not Negligent, Responsible For Photographer’s Drowning

(May 23, 2016, 12:12 PM EDT) -- PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida jury on May 20 found that a company that makes a rebreather for scuba divers was not negligent and not responsible for the death of a renowned underwater photographer (Terri Skiles v. Lamartek Inc., No. 2012-CA-013132, Fla. Cir., 15th Jud. Cir., Palm Beach Co.).

The jury in the 15th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida for Palm Beach County further found that Lamartek Inc., which makes and sells the Optima Rebreather, did not have a duty to warn Wes Skiles about...
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