Paxton's family alleges the surgeon used "a high risk and unconventional surgical approach with which he lacked experience" and that the hospital and surgeon, "misrepresented and/or concealed information relating to the risks of surgery," according to the suit, reports cnn.com.
They believe those factors contributed to Paxton's post-surgery complications.
"The surgeon's actions resulted in this tragic and preventable death."
In a statement, Cedars-Sinai said state and federal privacy laws prohibit it from "commenting about patient care without written authorisation".
But, the statement added: "Nothing is more important to Cedars-Sinai than the health and safety of our patients."
"These remain our top priorities," the statement said.
"One of the reasons for our high quality is that we thoroughly review concerns about any patient's medical care. This process ensures that we can continue to provide the highest quality care."
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