Joel Brakken Jan. 17, 2014, 10:00am

A tenant is suing her landlord over injuries she allegedly sustained when the ceiling of the rental property collapsed.

Vickie Connor filed a lawsuit Dec. 2 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Rolando Trevino-Valdez, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Connor was a tenant of the defendant's property at 1115 Charles St. in Aurora on Aug. 14, 2012 and notified him that there was a leak in the ceiling.

She claims she was injured when the ceiling fell and that the Trevino-Valdez negligently managed the premises and failed to repair the premises.

Connor is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented by the Law Office of Andrew S. Kryder LLC.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L013675.

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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