Joel Brakken Dec. 31, 2013, 9:27am

A Healthcare facility is suing in an attempt to obtain payment for services provided to a resident.

Glencrest Healthcare & Rehabilitation Centre Inc. filed a lawsuit Dec. 12 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Cassandra Allmon Chess and Lionel Jones.

According to the complaint, on Aug. 18, 2012, Glencrest admitted Chess into its facility to provide services and supplies in exchange for payments. The complaint states that on Oct. 4, the defendant owed an outstanding balance of $264,053.08 and despite repeated demands the defendants have refused to make a full payment.

Glencrest is seeking a judgment for damages in the amount of $264,053.08, plus other costs related to the lawsuit. Glencrest is being represented in the case by attorney Sheri L. Brown of Meyers & Flowers LLC.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L014047.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. 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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