Birth Injury Malpractice Lawsuit Alleges Botched Surgery

A Chicago area woman has filed a birth injury medical malpractice lawsuit against Advocate North Side Health Network doing business as Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Advocate Health & Hospitals Corp. doing business as advocate Medical Group, Dr. Elise Halajian and Dr. Gloria Redondo for allegedly botching a circumcision.
According to the complaint, on Sept. 10, 2013, Rodriguez gave birth to her son at the defendant’s hospital in Chicago. The suit says Halajian and Redondo improperly circumcised the infant, leading to tissue loss, disfigurement, loss of sensation and additional corrective surgeries.