Joel Brakken Dec. 16, 2013, 8:28am

A woman is suing a business over claims she tripped and fell on a floor mat.

Michelle Woodman filed a lawsuit Dec. 5 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Interpark Incorporated, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, the defendant owned property at 181 N. Dearborn St. in Chicago. Woodman claims she was a customer at Interpark and walking in the Dearborn Street south lobby of the property on Dec. 7, 2011, when she slipped and fell on a floor mat that was bent up.

She is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and is being represented by attorney David Nemeroff of Nemeroff Law Offices Ltd.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L013818.

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

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