This case involves the sudden death of a wealthy middle-aged man who perished in a fire. The man was set to inherit $50 million if had he lived another 2 years. The man was in good health and physical shape had no specific diseases and had no long-term history of medication use. It was alleged that this man would have lived to receive his inheritance had it not been for this accident. An actuarial expert with experience in statistical evaluations of life expectancy was sought to provide an opinion on this case.