Whitney Brakken Dec. 4, 2013, 9:05am

A woman is suing over claims that she fell in a crosswalk.

Bertha Slater filed a lawsuit Oct. 28 in the Circuit Court of Cook County against the City of Chicago, citing negligence.

The plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 13, 2012, she sustained serious injuries when she fell on a crack or pothole in the crosswalk at 26th Street and King Drive in Chicago.

According to the complaint, the defendant breached its duty by failing to warn and failing to maintain the property.

The plaintiff is seeking damages in excess of $50,000. She is being represented by Jameika Mangum of The Mangum Law Firm LLC.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L011889.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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