My son had circumcision in the hospital right after I had him. My midwife is the one that did it for him. She didn't remove enough skin and I asked his pediatrician many times because it looks weird and she kept saying yeah there's a little extra skin but it's fine it won't effect him. So anyways I took to the urologist for something else and the doctor told me that he wants to do another one for him because it doesn't seem like they did it right and there's too much skin and that might effect him later. I don't wanna go through this again as its very painful for him he's a year old now so it might be even worse than he was a newborn and it might get infected and have to give pain medication. It's hard for him and me.
You could sue both the midwife and her employer but know that the cost of a malpractice suit probably exceeds the likely cost of recovery. Confirm with local counsel.
Not likely both from a cost perspective and a damage angle. For damages, it reduces down to this, the pain from what some view as genital mutilation that you intended is OK the first time but the second time, now equates to a lawsuit and claims of terrible harm. This is unfortunately simply the price of a parent electing that procedure in the first place.
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This would not be an economically viable medical malpractice case. The costs of bringing forward this kind of litigation would far exceed your costs.
If your son is otherwise normal, there is no medical necessity for a circumcision. I suggest you leave things as they are. There is no need to subject him to further pain. I think your pediatrician will confirm there is no medical reason for a complete circumcision. In your son's case. Talk with your pediatrician.
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The cost of pursuing this case will exceed any financial result you may obtain. You will need an expert to state that the midwife's actions fell below the standard of care and caused damages to your son's penis. The cost of redoing the surgery is probably less than the cost of the expert. Have it redone and move on.
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