Dr. Dennis Stapleton, left, and his defense team, listens to the opening statements in his medical malpractice trial involving the death of Olesky's wife, Ann Olesky, in June of 2004. Ann Olesky's husband, Edward 'Ski' Olesky, is accusing, Dr. Dennis Stapleton, his late wife's cardiothoracic surgeon, and Stapleton's physician's assistant, Joseph Deily, not pictured, of mishandling medical complications that arose following Ann Olesky's heart surgery in 2004, ultimately leading to her death.  In a two-hour opening statement, the plaintiff's attorney told the jury that Dr. Stapleton received notice that his late patient, Ann Olesky, had 'coded' and was resuscitated by NCH hospital staff, but said Stapleton decided not to drive to the hospital to check on her and continued to have dinner with a friend at Chops City Grill, a high-end restaurant in downtown Naples. Tristan Spinski/Staff

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Dr. Dennis Stapleton, left, and his defense team, listens to the opening statements in his medical malpractice trial involving the death of Olesky's wife, Ann Olesky, in June of 2004. Ann Olesky's husband, Edward "Ski" Olesky, is accusing, Dr. Dennis Stapleton, his late wife's cardiothoracic surgeon, and Stapleton's physician's assistant, Joseph Deily, not pictured, of mishandling medical complications that arose following Ann Olesky's heart surgery in 2004, ultimately leading to her death. In a two-hour opening statement, the plaintiff's attorney told the jury that Dr. Stapleton received notice that his late patient, Ann Olesky, had "coded" and was resuscitated by NCH hospital staff, but said Stapleton decided not to drive to the hospital to check on her and continued to have dinner with a friend at Chops City Grill, a high-end restaurant in downtown Naples. Tristan Spinski/Staff

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