On May 19, 2016, Todd Krouner was invited to present on “Ophthalmology Malpractice Suits: Pursuing or Defending Claims.” The seminar focused on current trends in claims in medical malpractice claims brought against ophthalmologists.
On November 20, 2015, Jacob Smith filed a complaint against his surgeon and optometrist, for medical malpractice arising from the performance of elective LASIK eye surgery, which the patient never should have had because of pre-existing corneal disease.
On September 4, 2014, a New York Appellate Court affirmed the substance of a $ 4.7 million judgment against a LASIK eye surgeon, and his New York City practice. On appeal, the LASIK surgeon challenged the statute of limitations and damage awards.
On May 28, 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed a jury verdict in favor of Frank R. Owczarek, M.D., and other defendants, and ordered a new trial. Plaintiff Thomas Baird had sued the defendants for medical malpractice, involving LASIK.
On July 12, 2013, William Freely filed a complaint against Eric D. Donnernfeld, M.D. and his practice, for the negligent performance of LASIK surgery. The complaint contends that Dr. Donnenfeld’s negligence left Mr. Freely visualy disabled.