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The Bean Caffe sued after wrongly serving a peanut butter smoothie

By Whitney Brakken | Dec 9, 2013

A man is suing over claims he was wrongly served a peanut butter smoothie and had an allergic reaction.

Josue Angel Ortiz filed a lawsuit Nov. 2 in the Cook County Circuit Court against The Bean Caffe Co. Inc., citing negligence.

The complaint states on July 22, Ortiz ordered a chocolate smoothie from the defendant, but was instead served a peanut butter smoothie. He claims he had an allergic reaction to the peanut butter as a result of the  defendant's negligence.

Ortiz is seeking damages in excess of jurisdictional minimums. He is being represented in the case by Anthony R. Rutkowski of Rutkowski Law Group in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L013670.

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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