Woman sues hair lounge over alleged chair collapse

By Annie Cosby | Jul 3, 2014


A hair salon is facing a lawsuit from a customer who claims she was injured when a chair collapsed.

Alicja Burek filed a lawsuit June 26 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Germania Place Inc. and Custom Hair Lounge Inc., alleging premises liability.

According to the complaint, Burek was on the defendants' property on Germania Place in Chicago on Oct. 18, when the chair she was provided collapsed, causing her to fall and sustain injuries.

Burek accuses the defendants of failing to maintain the premises or warn patrons of the defective chair.

She is seeking damages and is being represented in the case by attorney David J. Schwaner of Morici, Figlioli & Associates in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L006791.

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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