ABC's gripping drama "Scandal" explores the personal and professional intrigue at a D.C. crisis management firm entrenched in happenings at the White House and Capitol. The characters in the hit tv show experience life-changing moments that rock the show.
In Season 2, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Verna Thornton dies after a struggle with terminal liver cancer. The President, however, is the one who actually kills Justice Thornton -- Scandal!
Other life-changing moments brought to the screen include the president's would-be assassination and subsequent recovery from multiple gunshot wounds. The first lady gives birth in Season 2 in the very same episode in which her husband takes Justice Thorton’s life. In another episode, the White House Chief of Staff and his partner adopt a baby girl – one of 120,000 children who are adopted each year.
In this infographic, InsuranceQuotes.com takes a look at these events, how they can happen to the average person, and the impact that they have on the daily lives of the American people.