Bar patron sues after falling into hidden hatch in the floor

By Thomas Kallies | Dec 9, 2013

Homero Rodriguez filed suit Nov. 4 in the Cook County Circuit Court against El Plan Inc.  over injuries he allegedly sustained at a bar.


Homero Rodriguez filed suit Nov. 4 in the Cook County Circuit Court against El Plan Inc.  over injuries he allegedly sustained at a bar.

According to the suit, Rodriguez was at El Plan Bar at 2532 W. 51 St. in Chicago in March, when he was injured after falling down a hidden hatch in the floor leading to the basement while standing by the pool tables.

Rodriguez claims the hidden hatch was a dangerous condition and is seeking more than $50,000 in damages. He is being represented by Chicago attorney Cannon D. Lambert Sr.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013-L-012187.

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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