Man sues over alleged beating by club security

By Joe Torke | Mar 4, 2016

CHICAGO — A man is suing a Chicago nightclub over allegations including battery and negligence, claiming he was beaten by the venue's security agents after being ejected in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014.

Michael Carney is suing Hearts Night Club and Hearts Partnership LLC, claiming he was beaten and kicked on the ground by at least three security agents, causing him to spend more than $3,900 for medical care and to take short-term leave from work.

Carney sued on Jan. 25 in Cook County Circuit Court, claiming the defendants authorized the security agents to use physical force to maintain discipline.

The plaintiff seeks compensation in excess of $50,000. He is represented by attorney Ilia Usharovich of Wheeling.

Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2016-L-000753

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