Bud has been stressing about the high cost of college headed his way in about 18 years, so Sam buys him a lottery ticket. He actually wins 20 bucks! In other news, Peter has been trying to keep things professional with Dani during office hours. That doesn't last once she pulls him away for a passionate kiss. The quick liplock temporarily takes Peter's mind off the fact that he just got a letter that reveals the name of his birth mom.
Ethan is tasked with talking to the family of a young girl who died after a simple operation. He is completely unprepared to deal with the human element associated with his job. Ethan also has growing pains while questioning the doctor who treated the patient in the hospital. He makes it up to Kate by realizing a second death is related to the first. They determine that contamination of ventilation units caused two deaths. Thanks to Ethan and Kate, there won't be a third.
Lacey has been making pricey purchases on the credit card her mom gave her for emergency use only. So Megan puts her daughter to work at the office. She learns a lot more than paperwork. Lacey joins Ethan as he is finally able to give the dead girl's family some answers. Lacey also provides some closure for the family's other daughter by presenting her with a locket with a picture of her sister inside. She used her own money to purchase the keepsake. This makes Megan very proud.