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$1.7M For Botched Laser-Eye Surgery Suggests New Mass Tort

A Kentucky jury last month awarded a record $1.7 million verdict to a plaintiff who had undergone botched laser-eye surgery - and plaintiffs' lawyers are now saying that the popular, but sometimes hazardous, "LASIK" procedures may become a significant mass tort. Ariel Berschadsky, a New York attorney who has done extensive research on the issue, told ...