On May 3, 2017, the New York appellate court reinstated a patient’s LASIK malpractice claim, despite a 28-month gap in treatment, after the lower court had granted partial summary judgment to the LASIK surgeon, Eric D. Donnenfeld, M.D., and his practice.
Michael Youwanes filed a complaint against Douglas Steinbrech, M.D, and Gotham Plastic Surgery, PLLC, in the Supreme Court of New York County, State of New York, for medical malpractice arising from a body lift abdominoplasty procedure.
Edward Leili of Danbury, Connecticut, filed a complaint against his former attorneys for failure to protect the statute of limitations, and fraudulently concealing the nature of their inept representation of plaintiff to the Court.
On November 1, 2016, Ashli Bryant filed suit against Farzad Yaghouti, M.D., and his practice, in San Diego court, for the negligent performance of LASIK surgery.The complaint alleges that during the surgery, the treatment was interrupted.
Kurt Ludwigsen, the former Nyack College softball coach, pleaded guilty today to seven counts of felony coercion. Previously, Ludwigsen had admitted that he had unwanted sexual contact with his players to degrade them and for his sexual pleasure.