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Tishman Construction, Chicago Board of Education sued over fall

By Whitney Brakken | Dec 24, 2013

A construction worker and his wife are suing after he allegedly fell from scaffolding.

John Fallon and Sandee Fallon filed a lawsuit Oct. 21 in Cook County Circuit Court against Tishman Construction Corp. of Illinois, Tishman Construction Corp., Louis Jones Enterprises Inc., Chicago Board of Education, Granite Industries Inc., Perry Manufacturing Inc. Nu-Wave Manufacturing LLC and General Ceilings of Illinois Inc.

The complaint states on Oct. 21, 2010, Tishman Construction was engaged in construction work at the Richard T. Crane Technical Preparatory High School in Chicago. In the course of the project, John Fallon claims he fell from a scaffold, landed on a classroom floor and sustained severe injuries.

The plaintiffs are seeking more than $50,000 in damages, including damages for loss of consortium. They are being represented in the case by Brustin and Lundblad Ltd.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L011613.

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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