Annie Cosby Jan. 15, 2014, 7:58am

A woman is suing after suffering infection from surgery.

Lynde Carlisle filed a lawsuit Jan. 2 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Granite City Illinois Hospital Company LLC, doing business as Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City Clinic Corp., doing business as Meridian OBGYN Associates, and Dennis Hurford,M.D.

According to the complaint, on Sept. 23, 2010, Carlisle was under the treatment of Dr. Hurford, an employee of Meridian and agent of Gateway Regional, when she underwent surgery to treat an abscess, during which time Dr. Hurford allegedly failed to properly drain the abscess, leading to a serious infection.

Carlisle is seeking more than $50,000 in damages.

She is being represented in the case by attorney Kenneth J. Brennan of Ken Brennan Law P.C.

Madison County Circuit Court Case No. 14L2.

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