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Nine Million Dollar Wrongful Death Lawsuit

instructor and even physician sued

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In 2015, Cindy Burns of Stayton, OR, bought her husband scuba diving lessons so he'd be ready for their trip to Hawaii to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. A year later, her family is bringing a $9 million wrongful death suit against the doctor who cleared 51-year-old Tim Burns for diving and the local scuba store that led his dive.

The complaint says that on March 3, 2015, Burns filled out a medical questionnaire, noting he was taking prescription meds for high blood pressure, had asthma, and had previously undergone sinus surgery. Because of his answers, Salem Scuba required Burns to have his doctor sign a medical statement saying Burns had no conditions that were incompatible with diving....

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