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Worker blames Walsh Construction for road condition at site

By Annie Cosby | Sep 24, 2014

A man is suing over claims he was injured on a construction site at O'Hare Airport.

George Rekounas filed a lawsuit Sept. 10 in Cook County Circuit Court against Walsh Construction of Chicago, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Rekounas was driving a truck for his employer-- VCNA Prairie, also known as Votorantim Cement-- on a dirt and gravel road at a construction site managed by Walsh Construction at O'Hare Airport on July 24, 2013, when the truck hit a hole, causing him to sustain injuries.

He accuses the defendant of negligence in the construction and maintenance of the dirt and gravel road.

Rekounas is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is represented by attorney Charles Cannon of Mahoney Crowe & Goldrick in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2014L009414.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in 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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