Lawyer: Claims of botched circumcision are untrue

July 25, 2014

(AP)—Two doctors are denying claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.

A lawyer for the physicians says the allegations in a lawsuit filed this week in Birmingham by Johnny Lee Banks Jr. are untrue.

The attorney, Will Axon, says the lawsuit is an attempt to damage the reputation of the physicians.

Banks and his wife filed the lawsuit this week against Drs. Vincent Michael Bivins and Alan Aikens, their medical groups and a hospital. He claims his was wrongly amputated during a circumcision last month.

The accuses the defendants of , negligence and other wrongdoing. It seeks an unspecified amount of money.

The hospital also says the claims are without merit.

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