Numerous people are victims of trip and fall injuries in Illinois every year. Most of them are caused by objects or unsafe floor conditions. Recently, a man has filed suit in Cook County because of injuries he sustained in a trip and fall accident on the movie set for Public Enemies.Fake Cobblestones Cause Real InjuriesAccording to the Chicago Tribune, John McManus claims that in May of 2007, he tripped on fake cobblestones which were on the set of the film Public Enemies. The suit claims that McManus’ feet sank into the rubber “cobblestones,” which caused his left foot to get snagged underneath some metal trolley tracks. McManus then allegedly fell and suffered serious but unspecified injuries.The incident allegedly occurred while McManus was crossing Chicago’s Lincoln Avenue in an area where the film was being shot. He claims that there were no barriers, signs, or other warnings to alert him to the fake cobblestones and metal tracks. The lawsuit reportedly seeks at least $50,000 in damages and names NBC Universal Inc. and subsidiaries Universal City Studios LLLP and PE Production LLC among the defendants.If you have been injured in a trip and fall accident due to the negligence of another party, you should contact a qualified Chicago trip and fall attorney.For more information on trip and fall accidents, read our article on Trip and Fall Injuries. Hiring a Chicago Trip and Fall AttorneyWith serious medical issues such as trip and fall injuries, it’s always best to consult a medical professional to help with diagnosis and treatment. During this time, recovering from your injuries should be your main focus, not dealing with insurance adjusters and escalating medical bills. Retaining the legal services of a Chicago trip and fall attorney can help you focus on getting better while your attorney deals with the insurance companies on your behalf.The Chicago trip and fall attorneys at the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. will help you monitor your medical expenses and work toward a settlement to cover all of the treatments you need to get your life back on track. Contact us today for a free case evaluation – 312-263-1080.