Actordied nearly a year ago , at age 61. His official cause of death was listed as a stroke, which he suffered 11 days after having heart surgery on Valentine’s Day.
According to court documents cited by(Paxton was a Fort Worth native), the Paxton family has filed a lawsuit against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and also against surgeon Ali Khoynezhad.
The family plaintiffs include Paxton’s wife Louise, and children James and Lydia (all shown above in a photo from 2011). The lawsuit alleges that Dr. Khoynezhad “intentionally performed unnecessary heart surgery” on Paxton, and during that surgery “acted negligently and/or recklessly and provided harmful and/or offensive management and treatment,” thereby causing Paxton’s death.
The suit allege that Khoynezhad was not in the operating room, or possibly the hospital at all, when Paxton suffered multiple complications; they claim the surgeon left “without arranging for continuous care and coverage … and failed to timely return to the operating room upon notification of the complications, causing a delay in treatment resulting in damage.”
You can. The complaint for damages includes wrongful death, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, battery, and survival action. The case includes a demand for trial by jury, with damages exceeding $25,000.
Paxton hadbefore he died. Paxton’s son James guest starred in Episode 8, “Blurred Lines,” which aired two months after his father died.
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