Trip and fall leads to suit against Marriott Shaumburg, others

By Ben Hart | May 27, 2014


A Westmont woman is suing over allegations she was injured after falling on debris at the Marriott in Shaumburg.

Margaret McFarland filed a lawsuit May 6 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Marriott International Inc., Iprocschaumburg LLC and Iprocschaumburg HR LLC.

McFarland claims she suffered injuries when she tripped and fell on debris at the Marriott at 50 N. Martingale Road in Shaumburg on June 5, 2012. She accuses the defendants of failing to keep the floors free from debris.

McFarland is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and other relief the court deems appropriate. She is being represented in the case by Chicago attorney Matthias D. Gill on behalf of Hoey & Farina P.C.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L004928.

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, 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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