Todd J. Krouner founded the Law Office of Todd J. Krouner, P.C. in October 1994 and for the past quarter century has worked on a diverse range of plaintiffs’ litigation matters. He obtained a verdict of $7.25 million, which is the largest verdict ever for a case involving LASIK medical malpractice, Schiffer v. Speaker. Mr. Krouner obtained the second largest verdict of $5.4 million, including a record $3 million for his client’s pain and suffering alone, against another LASIK provider. To date, nationwide, Mr. Krouner has successfully tried or settled nearly three dozen LASIK, or related eye, negligence cases.
In settling an asthma-related medical malpractice claim against Jamaica Hospital Center for $1.8 million, Mr. Krouner also obtained an extraordinary decision permitting punitive damages against the hospital. Mr. Krouner has also prosecuted medical malpractice cases involving hysterectomies, delayed cancer diagnosis, plastic surgery and breast reduction cases, and birth injuries, among others.
He has enjoyed similar success in cases involving employment discrimination, discrimination in education (Title IX), and civil rights violations, including police brutality (Section 1983).
Mr. Krouner has also brought consumer fraud claims against LASIK providers, and served as a co-lead and liaison counsel in a consumer class action against Cablevision arising from its Fox Television blackout in October 2010.
Mr. Krouner trained with the finest law firms in New York City. As a corporate associate at Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesant & Lehrer, he worked on the acquisition of the Fox Television Network for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation. At Obermeier, Morvillo & Abramowitz, Mr. Krouner worked on some of the most notable white-collar cases of the 1980’s, including insider trading at Goldman Sachs, Leona Helmsley’s tax fraud and the Chrysler odometer conspiracy. While at Kreindler & Kreindler, he worked on personal injury, medical malpractice and securities fraud cases, as well as what was believed to have been the largest wrongful death in aviation involving the founder of retailer Merry-Go-Round, Goldsmith v. Richmor Aviation.
Emory Law School, J.D., 1984
Brown University, B.A., Biomedical Ethics, 1981
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State of New Jersey
State of California
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the Second Circuit of New York
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States District Court for the District of Colorado