June 21, 2012
Infant sustains partial amputation during brisParents say they suffered severe emotional distress; $700,000 settlement
[So how much will the baby - and the man - get for his emotional distress?]
An 8-day-old baby suffered an amputation of a portion of the ventral glans of his penis at a Jewish brit milah circumcision ceremony, or bris, at a private residence. The plaintiffs maintained that the doctor/mohel was negligent in his performance of the procedure.