Condo association faces suit over woman's fall over ice on sidewalk

By Annie Cosby | May 14, 2014

A woman is suing a Wheeling condo association and its manager over claims she sustained injuries after falling on ice.

Kathleen Engler filed a lawsuit April 20 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Rowell Inc. and Lexington Commons Coach Houses Condominiums Association, citing negligence.

The lawsuit states water leaking from a drain spout formed ice on the sidewalk, which caused Engler to fall and injure herself on Feb. 6, 2013.

Engler is seeking $50,000 in damages and is being represented by Richard N. Rosenberg of the Law Offices of Richard N. Rosenberg LLC.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L004422.

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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