BELLEVILLE – A dermatology patient
is suing over the administration of an allegedly incorrect substance to her
Virginia Bennett filed the suit April
26 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Steven E. Musick, MD, and
Musick Dermatology LLC.
On April 30, 2014, Bennett was at the
office of Musick for a Juvederm injection to her upper lip and
treatment of varicose veins in her legs, according the complaint,
which alleges that Musick injected a saline solution to Bennett's upper lip instead of
As a result of the doctor's alleged
negligence and medical malpractice, Bennett has experienced permanent
disability, injuries and medical expenses, the suit says.
Bennett seeks judgment of an amount in
excess of $50,000 plus costs of the suit for both counts. She also
demands a trial by jury. She is represented by Jack A. Strellis of
Strellis & Field in Waterloo.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case