In The News – LASIK Verdict Hall of Fame

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On Monday, November 24, 2014, the New York Law Journal, in conjunction with Verdict Search.com, named Todd J. Krouner in its “Verdict and Settlements Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice.”

The Hall of Fame verdict was $5.8 million in a LASIK malpractice case, in which the surgeon was negligent in screening the patient for eye surgery.  As a result, the patient developed post-LASIK ectasia, which is a vision threatening disease that impacts quality of vision, resulting in symptoms such as double vision, glare and halos.  The New York jury awarded, and the appellate court recently affirmed, $3.1 million just for the patient’s pain and suffering.  That pain and suffering award is the highest of its kind for an eye injury.

Together with Mr. Krouner’s previous $7.25 million verdict in Schiffer v. Speaker, Mr. Krouner has the two largest verdicts involving LAISK surgery negligence.

If you or a loved one has been injured by a doctor, you should promptly contact an attorney with experience in medical malpractice.  The Law Office of Todd J. Krouner has a proven track record of helping patients injured by eye doctors (and other forms of medical malpractice) all over the country.  To determine if you have a strong case, contact us for a free consultation at (914) 238-5800.