An Arlington Heights hospital is facing suit from a woman who claims she was injured after tripping over carpet in its parking garage.

Isabella Giovenco filed a lawsuit June 13 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Northwest Community Healthcare or Northwest Community Hospital, alleging premises liability.

According to the complaint, Giovenco was at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights on June 16, 2012, when she tripped on a raised portion of a carpet affixed to the concrete floor of a parking garage vestibule. She accuses the defendant of failing to make adequate repairs to the dangerous condition.

Giovenco is seeking damages in excess of the jurisdictional limit and is being represented in the case by attorneys at Robert N. Wadington & Associates in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L006326.

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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