$8 million lawsuit over Oregon crabbing crew member who drowned settles

An $8 million lawsuit filed in the death of a crabbing-boat crew member who drowned in 2012 along the Oregon coast has settled for an undisclosed amount. The settlement last week came just a few days after an attorney for the estate of David A. Terris had filed suit. The lawsuit faulted the Oregon owner of the commercial fishing vessel for allegedly failing to properly train the crew and the Swedish maker of a life-raft release mechanism that allegedly failed to detach the raft from the vessel. Read the rest here 13:58

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