The parents of an eight-year-old boy who suffered serious injuries after falling 24 feet from a climbing wall on Chicago’s Navy Pier have lodged a lawsuit for negligence.
George Brewer broke his shin, pelvis, chin and teeth, shattered his femur and suffered a concussion in the July 27 incident.
He underwent four different surgeries after the tragic fall and is expected to require more in the future.
Little George now needs a walker after being confined to a wheelchair.
His parents, Erin and Gideon Brewer, from Michigan, filed a 10-count lawsuit against the popular tourist attraction at the Circuit Court of Cook County on Tuesday.
They claim the attendant at the rock-climbing wall put a harness on George but did not attach the safety rope before his family cheered him on to the top.
His mother Erin had been filming the incident on her cell phone and watched in horror as her son made it to the top before plunging 24 feet instead of descending slowly and safely because there was no…