Joel Brakken Jan. 8, 2014, 8:00am

A woman is suing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. after she tripped and fell in the parking lot.

Annette Streeter filed a lawsuit Nov. 15 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the retail giant, citing negligence.

Streeter claims she was shopping at a Walmart store at 2500 W. 95th St. in Evergreen Park on July 15, 2012, when tripped and fell on her way out over a hole in the parking lot near a sewer grate.

She is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and is being represented in the case by attorney Bradley A. Skafish of Deutschman & Associates P.C.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L013105.

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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