$1.7 Million for the family of a university football player who died after right knee surgery. The doctor refused to admit the patient to the hospital despite reports of continued uncontrolled pain. The doctor’s nurse ordered an increase in Dilaudid dosage. That afternoon, after the plaintiff fell asleep, his mother found him unresponsive and cold and he was pronounced dead at the hospital. Toxicologists concluded the plaintiff died from opiate intoxication.