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Wayne E. Cousin

Wayne Cousin Obtains Unamimous Verdict for Ophthalmologist Client

Defeats plaintiff's claim that oversized intraocular lens caused his loss of vision

Wayne Cousin earned a unanimous defense verdict in this New York County-venued matter where plaintiff claimed the assured improperly inserted an oversized intraocular lens implant into plaintiff’s left eye during cataract surgery resulting in severe pain and loss of vision.  Mr. Cousin defended the assured by establishing that the assured complied at all times with good and accepted practice in properly measuring the patient’s anterior chamber diameter during the surgery, and in selecting the appropriate lens implant, and in properly inserting the lens into the plaintiff’s left eye.  He further established there was no direct evidence to support plaintiff’s claim of oversized lens.