Construction worker claims dog chased, bit him while on a job

By Annie Cosby | May 20, 2014

Krutulis


A construction worker is suing the owners of a dog he alleges bit him while performing work on their Hazel Crest home.

Larry Childs filed a lawsuit May 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Douge and Claudine Barthelemy, citing premises liability.

According to the complaint, Childs was performing work at the Barthelemys' residence on Goldview Drive in Hazel Crest on Aug. 28, when their dog chased and bit him.

Childs is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorney John W. Krutulis of Levin, Riback Law Group P.C.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L005210.

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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