A man is suing over claims he fell from a ladder while doing repair work in Oak Brook.

William Fergus filed a lawsuit June 26 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Intercontinental Real Estate & Development, alleging premises liability.

According to the complaint, Fergus was repairing the defendant's premises on Camden Court in Oak Brook on Jan. 31, 2013, when he fell from a ladder. He claims the defendant failed to provide a proper, safe scaffold for him to do his work.

Fregus is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorneys at Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L006786.

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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