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Woman hits Macy's with premises liability suit over mannequin

By Ben Hart | Jun 12, 2014

A woman is suing over a department store chain, claiming she was injured after a mannequin fell on her.

Esther Fridman filed a lawsuit June 6 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Macy's Retail Holding Inc., doing business as Macy's, alleging premises liability and negligence.

According to the suit, a mannequin fell on top of Fridman on April 21, 2013, when she was at the Macy's at 1515 Lake Cook Road in Northbrook. She accuses the defendant of failing to properly secure the mannequin within its store and not warning customers the mannequin wasn't secure.

Fridman seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and court costs. She is being represented in the case by Chicago attorney Brion W. Doherty of Stotis & Baird Chartered.

Cook County District Court Case No. 2014L006066.

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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