The family of Bill Paxton has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who performed the actor’s heart surgery shortly before he died. Paxton starred in the films Titanic and Aliens, and the HBO series Big Love. 25, 2017, from a stroke, 11 days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair aorta damage. 9 against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center alleges the surgeon used a “high risk and unconventional surgical approach” that was unnecessary and that he lacked the experience to perform. The suit filed on Feb. A spokeswoman for the hospital says patient privacy laws forbid her from giving comment on Paxton’s case, but nothing is more important to Cedars-Sinai than the health and safety of its patients. Bill Paxton: life in pictures
Bill Paxton suffered stroke after heart surgery
© The Associated Press, 2018 Paxton’s death certificate says he died Feb.