This case takes place in Florida and involves a deceased inventor who died in an automobile accident. He worked at various prestigious technology companies throughout his career, ranging from Apple to IBM. He studied engineering at MIT, after which he went on to design and develop several important video technologies. He holds dozens of patents, and was consistently productive throughout his career up until his untimely death. The plaintiff alleges that given this man’s education, credentials, experience and inventive talent, he had an immense earning potential.