Joel Brakken Jan. 13, 2014, 8:00am

A man is suing after porch railing collapsed, allegedly causing injuries.

Axel Colon filed a lawsuit Dec. 16 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Kysella Investments Inc., Linda Wolnik and Richard Wolnik, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, the defendants owned and operated a premises at 4149 N. Austin Ave. in Chicago. Colon claims he was on the premises on May 7 when he leaned against the front porch railing and it gave way, causing him to fall to the ground and sustain injuries.

Colon is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorney Richard C. Sklare.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L014128.

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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