An unidentified woman is suing her step-grandfather, alleging he raped her from the time she was in middle school until she reached the age of 18.
Jane Doe filed a lawsuit July 7 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendant, identified as the plaintiff's step-grandfather.
According to the complaint, starting when the plaintiff was 11, around April 8, 2005, and continuing to August 2013, Jane Doe, while under the care of the defendant, was raped, sexually assaulted and otherwise abused at the defendant's home in Crestwood.
All of the incidents occurred at the man's residence, the lawsuit states, except for the final incident, which occurred at the plaintiff's home in Plainfield.
The plaintiff seeks damages of more than $150,000, plus costs. She is represented by attorney Jennifer J. Robinson of Rittenberg, Buffen, Gulbrandsen, Robinson & Saks in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court case number 2015L006862.