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Home Depot accused of negligence

By Thomas Kallies | Oct 28, 2013

Anthony Muniz filed suit in the Cook County Circuit Court on Oct. 18 against Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. over injuries he allegedly sustained while working on a construction site.

According to Muniz, in March of 2012, he was working for Beam Team Inc. at a construction site owned or controlled by Home Depot at 6211 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

Muniz claims he was using a stairway at the construction site that was erected by or for Home Depot when a stair collapsed. He alleges that Home Depot failed to properly erect or inspect the stairs, creating an unreasonably dangerous working condition that resulted in his injuries. .

Muniz is seeking more than $50,000 in damages. He is being represented by Chicago attorney D. Jeffrey Comeau of O'Connor and Nakos Ltd.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L011583.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. 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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