Woman sues Lodge Tavern, says intoxicated man fell on her, broke her leg

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 18, 2018

CHICAGO – A patron of a Chicago bar alleges her leg was broken when an intoxicated man fell on her.

Cheryl Ashbaugh filed a complaint on Oct. 10 in Cook County Circuit Court against The Lodge Tavern Inc. and Lodge Management Corp. for alleged violation of the Illinois Dram Shop Act.

According to the complaint, on Oct. 17, 2017, Ashbaugh was at defendants' bar when a highly intoxicated man fell on her. As a result, plaintiff claims she suffered a broken tibia and fibula in her right leg. 

The plaintiff holds The Lodge Tavern Inc. and Lodge Management Corp. responsible because the defendants allegedly sold or gave alcohol to the man.

The plaintiff seeks judgment in a sum of more than $50,000 plus costs, and all other damages. She is represented by Mark R. McKenna of Hurley McKenna & Mertz PC in Chicago.

Circuit Court of Cook County case number 18-L-010985

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