Case Conclusion Date: 09.25.2007
Practice Area: Medical malpractice
Outcome: $2.7 million [$2,696,784] Verdict in favor of plaintiffs
Description: In September 2007, Mr. Zamost obtained a $2.55 million jury verdict for a woman who sustained a partial vision loss in an optometric malpractice case, involving a delay in treating the patient's progressively detaching retina. The jury awarded $2.5 million to the victim of the medical malpractice for her pain and suffering, disability and impairment and enjoyment of life losses, plus $50,000 to her husband, for his loss of consortium. With court-imposed interest, the judgment totaled $2.7 million. This verdict for unliquidated damages for the partial vision impairment to one eye is among the largest medical malpractice verdicts of its kind nationwide.