Deon English filed suit Nov. 19 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the Village of Bellwood, claiming it was negligent in maintaining its sidewalks.
According to the complaint, English was walking near 425 25th Ave. in Broadview on Aug. 29 when he fell and was injured. English claims there was a loose utility box cover, which caused his fall.
English alleges he suffered injuries and incurred medical and hospital expenses as a result of the fall.
English is seeking damages in excess of $30,000. He is being represented by Chicago attorney Michael F. Conway.
Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L013242.
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