Ladder fall lands Mathews Company in court

By Annie Cosby | Jun 12, 2014


An employee of company is suing over claims he was injured after falling from a ladder on the job.

Jesus Hernandez filed a lawsuit May 20 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the Mathews Company, citing negligence.

The lawsuit states Hernandez he was working at a manufacturing building owned and operated by Mathews Company as an employee of Accurate Personnel LLC on May 21, 2012, when he fell from a ladder and sustained injuries.

Hernandez is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and is being represented by Paul G. O’Toole of Salvato & O’Toole.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L005392.

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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