After a car accident due to cell phone use, Sean winds up in the hospital. As a result of the accident, Sean develops a phobia of driving and other dangerous things, causing a dent in his career. He thanks the car company because their safety features saved his life. The car company, wanting a point of view from this doctor who has been in a car accident, offers Sean a new car if he agrees to inspect the cadavers they use as crash test dummies after crash tests. Sean tries to take more risks, causing Julia to become upset. Trying to take more risks, Sean decides to go shark diving, and drags Matt along with him. After realizing how much he cares for his son, Sean decides not to follow through. Christian is reminded that his son is no longer in his life, and he turns for comfort in Julia, who reveals to him that Wilber is not his only son.
While talking on his cell phone, Sean gets into a car accident when a guy runs a stop sign. At the hospital, he learns that the other guy had internal bleeding and died in the OR.
Gina bursts into Christian's apartment and demands to have Wilbur back and is angry when she learns that James is suing for full custody and that Christian isn't doing anything to keep him.
Sean sits at home when he is told by Julia that he has a phone call from a car company. They are calling because he wrote such a praising letter about how the vehicle saved his life and they need a new doctor. In exchange they will give him a new car. Sean rejects the offer after imagining himself as the crash test dummy.
The doctors meet with Joel Gideon, a man who lost the skin on his nose climbing Everest. He gives an inspiring speech about being remembered as a man of action. Causing Sean to take the offer from the car company and Christian visiting Gina and bringing her to his lawyer.
Brody, a guy at the company, tells Sean about shark diving. While Christian and Gina attend a meeting with a Judge and James and Cicily Sutherland. Cicily doesn't show great enthusiasm toward raising another child. Christian gives a touching speech about his unconditional love for Wilber.
Sean leaves a note for Julia about taking Matt to shark dive. There Sean decides to not go through with it, upsetting Matt until Sean saves Brody.
Christian and Gina find out that because of Gina's chaotic life, James and Cicily are given closed custody of Wilbur, meaning they can't see him until he's eighteen, again devastating Christian.
Sean and Matt return home and Matt learns that his dad has taken the letter so Julia would never know. Christian learns that he has a son with Julia.