An American man, says his life is destroyed after doctorsmistakenly amputated his penis during a routine circumcision.
Mr Banks and his wife Zelda are suing the hospital, medicalmalpractice, seeking unspecified damages.
Documents filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court say MrBanks went to Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham last month for acircumcision but found his penis “gone” when he awoke after surgery.
The “mistaken amputation” has caused Mr Banks “extreme pain”and made his wife suffer, the documents said.
The lawsuit names the hospital, Urology Centers of Alabama,the Simon-Williamson Clinic and two doctors and alleged Mr Banks “never gaveconsent for the complete or partial amputation of (his) penis.”