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Man blames AT&T for falling over cable during installation

By Annie Cosby | Aug 15, 2014

A Cook County man is suing over claims he was injured when he tripped over a cable left on the floor during a cable television installation.

Ralph White filed a lawsuit Aug. 4 in the Cook County Circuit Court against AT&T IL and AT&T IL/Illinois Bell Telephone, doing business as AT&T Illinois Bell Telephone, alleging premises liability.

According to the complaint, AT&T was installing cable television equipment at White's residence on North Oak Park Avenue in Chicago on Oct. 15, 2012, when he tripped over a cable negligently left out and sustained injuries.

White is seeking damages to, plus costs, and is being represented in the case by attorney D. Jeffrey Comeau of O'Connor & Nakos in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L008142.

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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