$700,000 Circumcision Settlement in Massachusetts

“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 mainta

ined that the doctor/mohel was negligent in his performance of the procedure.

The child suffers from a permanently disfigured penis, a hypospadias and remaining foreskin. He has experienced night terrors and may require further surgery for medical and/or cosmetic reasons.”

Published: 9:25 am Thu, June 21, 2012