Editor’s comment: When will people learn? Baby boys’ bodies are their property. Circumcision is a form of sexual battery for profit. A very ugly crime indeed. Further, why is an ob/gyn operating on baby boys?
May 23, 2012
A husband and wife are suing their Miami doctor over a botched circumcision that left their infant son with a “unsightly… and permanently scarred” penis. Steven and Keka Lorenzana of Coral Gables filed suit against South Miami ob/gyn Lissette Molina on May 11. The suit claims that Molina botched their son’s circumcision so badly that not even corrective surgery could completely fix her mistake.
“The psychological ramifications of any penal injury are pretty extensive,” says David Llewellyn, an Atlanta-based lawyer who handles many botched circumcision cases and has been hired by the Lorenzanas. Money from a settlement or trial would likely to go towards counseling for the child, he said.
On December 1, 2008, the Lorenzanas took their son — identified in the lawsuit by the initials C.L. — to South Miami Hospital. There, Molina circumcised the infant using a 1.3 GOMCO clamp, the most commonly used circumcision tool in the U.S.