Richton Park Citgo sued for negligence

By Joel Brakken | Jan 17, 2014

A woman is suing a gas station over allegations she slipped and fell on ice on the floor.

Filicia Burton filed a lawsuit Dec. 3 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Richton Park Citgo Inc., citing premises liability.

The complaint states that Richton Park maintained a Citgo gas station at 3600 Sauk Trail in Richton Park. Burton claims she was a customer at the gas station on  June 19, when she slipped on ice and/or water on the floor, causing her to fall and injure herself.

Burton is seeking damages in excess of the jurisdictional limit. She is being represented in the case by attorney Warren E. Abrahamson of Sandman, Levy and Petrich.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L013718.

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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