Surgeon Amputates Patient's Penis Without Permission; Trial Begins in Kentucky

Phillip Seaton went to the hospital in October 2007 for a routine circumcision to treat inflammation but left the operating room without a penis. Seaton sued his surgeon, Dr. John Patterson, for removing his penis without his permission, and the trial got under way Monday in Shelby County (Kentucky) Circuit Court. Seaton and his wife, Deborah, seek damages for "loss of service, love and affection." Seaton's lawyer, Kevin George, told jurors that Seaton "doesn't feel like a man" without his...Full Story
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