Jewel Food Stores sued after employee knocks woman down

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2014

A woman is suing over claims she was knocked over by an employee at a Jewel store.

Joan Gibbons filed a lawsuit Jan. 21 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Jewel Food Stores Inc. and SuperValu Inc., citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Gibbons was in the Jewel at 7525 Lake St. in River Forest on Dec. 18, when an employee bumped into her, knocking her to the ground and causing injuries.

Gibbons is seeking more than $50,000 in damages. She is being represented in the case by attorney Steven J. Seidman of Seidman Margulis & Fairman LLP.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L000630.

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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