Our client, a 42-year-old FedEx driver with a history of hypertension and asthma, underwent successful surgery on both knees. He was admitted into the emergency room a short time later complaining of shortness of breath. The treating physician instructed the staff to administer Heparin and ordered a CT scan. The CT scan was not performed and the patient’s first dose of Heparin was administered 6 hours later. Ten minutes after he was given the Heparin, our client went into cardiac arrest and died shortly after. Survived by his wife and teenage daughter, our client’s estate was awarded $1.5 million for wrongful death damages, lost wages, funeral expenses, and loss of parental guidance.