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Customer sues gas station over alleged fall over rubber mat outside door

By Ashley Perry | Nov 21, 2014

The owner of a Broadview gas station is facing a lawsuit from a customer who claims she fell on rubber mat while leaving the store.

Corrine Purchase filed a complaint Nov. 18 in Cook County Circuit Court against JTH Broadview Inc., doing business as Broadview Shell.

According to the complaint, Purchase stopped at the Broadview Shell at 2425 W. Roosevelt Road in Broadview on Oct. 6, 2013, when she says she tripped and fell over a large rubber mat outside the door while leaving following a purchase.

The plaintiff accuses the defendants of being negligent in failing to maintain a safe premises for customers. She is seeking more than $50,000 and is represented by attorney Daniel R. McLean of Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg in Chicago.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at Cook County Circuit Court. 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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