Joel Brakken Dec. 3, 2013, 3:30pm

A woman is suing an athletic club after a metal shelf allegedly fell on her while she was working out.

Julie Wygodny filed a lawsuit Oct. 30 in Cook County Circuit Court against Midtown Athletic Clubs LLC, doing business as TCA-Palatine LLC, citing premises liability.

According to the complaint, Wygodny was at Midtown Athletic Club on Nov. 3, 2011, when a metal shelving unit fell and struck her while she was working out on a yoga mat, causing injury.

She is seeking damages in excess of $50,000. She is being represented in the case by attorneys at Robert A. Langendorf P.C.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L012009.

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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