By Joel Brakken | Dec 19, 2013

A local bar is facing a dram shop suit after a patron claims she was struck by other patrons.

Danielle Sykes filed a lawsuit on Dec. 10 in the Circuit Court of Cook County against 832 Randolph Inc. Dragonfly Mandarin Inc., Sarah Chang, Andrew D. Karos Family Trust, Dominique Dogan and Kiara Frazier, citing dram shop liability and negligence.

According to the complaint, Sykes suffered serious injury on Dec. 16, 2012, when she was beat, struck and kicked by Dogan and Frazier while at Dragonfly Mandarin, 832 W. Randolph Ave. in Chicago.

Sykes contends Dragonfly Mandarin supplied alcoholic beverages to Dogan and Frazier, which resulted in their intoxication, causing them to strike her. Among other things, she claims Dragonfly Mandarin had incompetent security.

She is seeking at least $50,000 in damages, plus costs, and is being represented by Scott D. DeSalvo of the Law Office of Scott D. DeSalvo.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L013964.

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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