Repairman files suit against homeowners following alleged stair fall

By Robb Jeffries | Dec 15, 2014

A Chicago repairman is suing a pair of homeowners, claiming he  sustained injuries while working.


A Chicago repairman is suing a pair of homeowners, claiming he  sustained injuries while working.

Lazaro Garcia filed the lawsuit Dec. 1 in Cook County Circuit Court against Laura Goetz and Dawn Briskey.

According to the claim, Garcia went to the defendants' Chicago home to perform service work on their heating system on Oct. 8., when he tripped and fell on clutter down the stairs to the basement and was injured.

Garcia seeks damages in excess of $50,000 plus court fees, and is represented by attorney Gary M. Feiereisel of Feiereisel & Kasbohm in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2014L012425.

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 represents only one side of the story.

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