Ophthalmology Malpractice Suits: Pursuing or Defending Claims
Navigating Eye Injury Proof Issues in Med Mal Cases Involving LASIK, Cataracts, ROP and Other Procedures
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine current trends in medical malpractice claims brought against ophthalmologists from both the plaintiff and defense perspectives. The panel will review special proof considerations when vision loss is claimed as an injury.
- Survey of ophthalmology claims: LASIK, vitreoretinal, cataracts and more
- Typical allegations in claims
- Proof issues when vision loss is claimed as an injury
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- Which types of ophthalmology-based claims are most frequently the basis of medical malpractice suits?
- What risks are exposing ophthalmology practices to litigation?
- What kinds of proof are involved in effectively demonstrating eye injuries and/or loss of vision?
Todd J. Krouner
Law Office of Todd J. Krouner
Mr. Krouner obtained a verdict of $7.25 million, the largest verdict ever for a case involving LASIK malpractice,... | Read More
Mr. Krouner obtained a verdict of $7.25 million, the largest verdict ever for a case involving LASIK malpractice, and obtained the second largest verdict of $5.4 million, including a record $3 million for pain and suffering. Nationwide, he has successfully tried or settled nearly two dozen LASIK or related eye negligence cases.Close
C. Gregory Tiemeier
Tiemeier & Stich
Mr. Tiemeier has worked in medical malpractice defense for many years. From his special interest in ophthalmology... | Read More
Mr. Tiemeier has worked in medical malpractice defense for many years. From his special interest in ophthalmology came invitations to share his knowledge at national and regional meetings with ophthalmologists who wanted to lower their exposure to litigation, particularly from refractive surgery; this resulted in developing a risk management counseling practice.Close