Annie Cosby Jun. 17, 2014, 10:00am

Midas is facing a lawsuit from a woman who claims she was injured after tripping on a loose grate at one of its Chicago locations.

Shulunda McGinnis filed a lawsuit June 12 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Midas, Midas International Corp., and Lexington Purni Automotive Systems Inc. and Lexington Purni Automotive, both doing business as Midas, alleging premises liability.

According to the complaint, McGinnis was a customer at the Midas on South Cottage Grove in Chicago on Aug. 25, 2012, when she tripped on a loose grate and sustained injuries. The defendants are accused of failing to maintain the premises.

McGinnis is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorney Joseph M. Scrementi of The Vrdolyak Law Group LLC in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L006293.

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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