Couple file lawsuit in collapse of deck
The seven-count lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court names as defendants the Odyssey Club Development, Odyssey Club Umbrella Association, and Bruce and Ruth Watson, who were hosting a gathering when the deck collapsed. The suit seeks more than $350,000.
The plaintiffs' attorney, Todd Smith, said "a jury will ultimately determine the appropriate damages."
Donald and Marilyn Pohlhammer claim they were injured Sept. 11 when a second-story deck attached to the back of the Watsons' townhome in the first block of Iliad Drive collapsed with several people on it while the Watsons hosted a gathering for Ruth Watson's women's association.
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