06/24/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Suit: Defective Vacuum Cleaner Sucked Hair From Woman's Scalp

A north suburban woman claims a "defective" vacuum cleaner sucked her hair out of her scalp when it broke during use -- and she is now suing the Ohio-based vacuum-maker for more than $200,000.

Terri Washburn Gattone, of north suburban Libertyville, filed the suit against the Kirby Co. on Friday in Cook County Circuit Court.

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