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$2.1 Million Lasik Malpractice Settlement Against Celebrity Physician Dr. Joseph Dello Russo
Date:7/9/2008

New Jersey medical malpractice attorney David A. Mazie of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman recovers one of the largest Lasik malpractice settlements in US history for a 47-year old man rendered legally blind as a result of the surgical malpractice committed by famed eye physician Dr. Joseph Dello Russo.

Roseland, NJ (PRWEB) July 9, 2006 -- New Jersey medical malpractice lawyer David Mazie of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman announces what is believed to be the largest settlement of a Lasik malpractice case in New Jersey history (and one of the largest Lasik malpractice settlements in the nation's history*) against famed eye physician Dr. Joseph Dello Russo and the New Jersey Eye Center. The $2.1 million settlement reached in Dell'Ermo v. New Jersey Eye Center and Joseph Dello Russo, M.D., Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Bergen County, Docket No.: L-009074-01, is part of a group of 16 malpractice lawsuits filed against Dr. Dello Russo for negligently performing Lasik. This is the largest settlement of the group, and the only one in which the plaintiff would not agree to maintain confidentiality for the settlement.

The claims were brought by James Dell'Ermo (47 years old) of Bedminster, New Jersey and his wife, Lisa relating to Dello Russo's malpractice in performing Lasik surgery which has rendered Mr. Dell'Ermo legally blind (vision worse than 20/400 without corrective lenses); with contact lenses Mr. Dell'Ermo only has vision of 20/50. Dr. Dello Russo's malpractice relates to his failure to recognize that Mr. Dell'Ermo was not a candidate for Lasik and that he had steep corneas. By performing Lasik on Mr. Dell'Ermo, Dr. Dello Russo caused a condition known as ectasia to occu
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