Chase Bank is being sued by a woman who claims she tripped and fell over a rug in a corridor.

Martha McNeal filed a lawsuit Dec. 11 in the Cook County Circuit Court against JPMorgan Chase & Co., citing negligence.

The complaint states JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned a property at 3157 W. 95th St. in Evergreen Park. McNeal claims she was at the defendant's property on March 29, 2012, when she fell and injured herself due to a rug that was uneven with the front corridor.

She is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 is represented by attorney Scott B. Wolfman.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L013993.

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