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Alleged slip and fall lands hotel owner in court

By The Cook County Record | Sep 29, 2014


A woman is suing the owner of a Chicago banquet hall, where she claims she fell after slipping on water on the bathroom floor.

Monica Galindo filed a lawsuit last month in the Cook County Circuit Court against Regency Inn Inc., doing business as Regency Inn Banquets, alleging negligence.

The Aug. 4 lawsuit states Galindo was attending an event at the hotel's banquet hall at 5319 Diversey Ave. on Dec. 6, when she went to use the bathroom and slipped on water on the floor. She injured her leg, foot and ankle, the complaint states.

Galindo is seeking in excess of $50,000 in damages. She is represented by attorneys at Damisch & Damisch Ltd. of Chicago. The defendant is represented by Daniel P. Costello & Associates.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L008120.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Cook County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note that a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it represents only one side of the story.

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