The dying of a 24-year-old Jeopardy! champion has sparked a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Debbie Smith confirmed final February that her son, recreation present contestant Brayden Smith, had passed away not lengthy after his successful streak on Jeopardy!. She did not give a explanation for death.
Now, his dad and mom Debbie and Scott Smith are suing Nevada physicians Godwin Ofikwu and Irfana Razzaq, in addition to Dignity Well being and St. Rose Dominican Hospital – San Martin Campus and extra defendants.
“His final days had been a nightmare. His dying was preordained by the misconduct of medical doctors and nurses. None of this needed to be,” reads the Jan. 11 lawsuit obtained by E! Information.
His dad and mom say that Brayden underwent a colon removing surgical procedure on Jan. 15, 2021, at St. Rose hospital however he allegedly did not obtain some medication that may assist stop blood clots. “Brayden was by no means given heparin or anticoagulants post-surgery which was under the usual of care,” the go well with states.