Woman blames Union League Club for stair fall

By Mark Reccek | Jan 21, 2015

A woman is suing a Chicago hotel and social club over claims its failure to provide a proper handrail caused her to fall down a flight of stairs.

Roseanne Anschuetz filed a premises liability lawsuit Jan. 15 in Cook County Circuit Court against Union League Club of Chicago Inc.

According to the complaint, Anschuetz was at Union League Club at 65 W. Jackson Blvd. on March 3, 2013, when she fell after walking down the second floor set of stairs, causing her to sustain injuries.

Anschuetz accuses the defendant of failing to provide a proper handrail and non-slippery stairs for business invitees, as well as not warning guests about the alleged danger.

She is seeking damages and represented by attorney Rebecca Neubauer of Romanucci & Blandin in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2015L000422.

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 represents only one side of the story.

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