EDWARDSVILLE – A medical patient is
suing over allegedly negligent medical care regarding a leg fracture.
Kathy Stevenson filed the suit April 20
in Madison County Circuit Court against Dr. Randall Rogalsky and Alton
Defendant Rogalsky is an employee of
defendant Alton Multispecialists as it pertains to the treatment of
On April 21, 2014, the plaintiff went
to the defendant doctor for treatment of a left femoral neck fracture; the
defendant Rogalsky elected not to perform surgery at that time and
followed the plaintiff until about April 30, 2014, the suit says.
On March 24, 2015, the plaintiff was
diagnosed with a closed displaced fracture of her left femoral neck
with nonunion, and the next day she underwent a left total hip
arthroplasty, according to the suit.
The suit alleges that the defendants' negligence included their treatment of the plaintiff's hip, failure
to diagnose the hip fracture, failed to advise the plaintiff of the
risks of not performing surgery, and failure to diagnose two medical
As a result of the alleged negligence,
the plaintiff has had to undergo additional medical care,
which has caused and will cause future pain and suffer and medical
expenses. She further has lost wages and will continue to do so into
the future, the suit says.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against
the defendants in an amount in excess of the jurisdictional limits
plus court costs. She is represented by Thomas G. Kemper of Butler &
Kemper in Granite City.
Madison County Circuit Court case