13 Jun '11, 1am

What I have warned of in the past. Yr body is not a vehicle. > CEO dies after liposuction..family sues.. via @AddToAny

What I have warned of in the past. Yr body is not a vehicle. > CEO dies after liposuction..family sues.. via @AddToAny

ALTHOUGH he looked trim and fit, he was troubled by his love handles. His quest for perfection cost him his life after a liposuction operation went horribly wrong. Now, his family is seeking at least $1 million in compensation from the clinic that performed the procedure and the two doctors who own the practice, reported Lianhe Zaobao yesterday. On Dec 30, 2009, 44-year-old Franklin Heng (left) was rushed by ambulance from Reves Clinic to Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). The chief executive officer of YTL Pacific Star, a property management firm, was pronounced dead at 6pm the same day despite attempts by TTSH doctors to save him. Although Mr Heng showed no signs of life when he arrived at the hospital just after 5pm that day, doctors spent almost an hour trying to resuscitate him. Mr Heng’s death certificate indicated that he had died from punctures to his intestines sustai...

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/content/ceo-dies-after-liposuction-fami...

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