Chicago Transit Authority News

Daughter charges transit authority in mother’s death

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 9, 2015

A Cook County woman is suing a municipal corporation and its employee, alleging wrongful death in a traffic accident that killed her mother.

Woman sues CTA over death of mother in June 2 Michigan Avenue bus accident

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 9, 2015

A Cook County woman is suing the CTA and a bus driver, alleging wrongful death after her mother numbered among those killed by a CTA bus June 2 on Michigan Avenue.Elaine Wilson filed suit June 8 in Cook County Circuit Court as special administrator of the estate of Aimee Marie Coath, against the Chicago Transit Authority and driver Donald Barnes, alleging negligence. According to the complaint, on

Supplier seeks payment for materials provided in CTA project

By Dan Harkins | Jun 8, 2015

A materials supplier has sued to recover payment on materials it allegedly supplied for a transit authority project.

Pedestrian alleges injuries caused by walkway

By Dan Harkins | Jun 8, 2015

A pedestrian allegedly injured walking to a CTA train stop has sued Chicago and the city transit authority for not fixing an crooked sidewalk.

Chicago woman faults transit authority in unspecified accident

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 8, 2015

A Cook County woman filed suit against a municipal authority for alleged wrongful death in a 2014 incident. Lois Trask of Chicago brought a complaint May 26 in Cook County Circuit Court against Chicago Transit Authority alleging negligence in a May 2014 accident. According to the filing, the plaintiff was a passenger on a CTA transit bus in Chicago on May 26, 2014.

Man sues over injuries in bus crash

By Dan Harkins | Jun 5, 2015

CHICAGO -- A passenger on a city bus is suing over injuries he allegedly suffered when the bus crashed with another vehicle. George Mingo filed a complaint on May 12 in Cook County Circuit Court against the Chicago Transit Authority, Terri Robinson, Swanel Beverage Inc. and David Bolinger. At 12:35 p.m.

Man sues over injury aboard city bus

By Dan Harkins | Jun 5, 2015

CHICAGO -- A man injured on a city bus is suing the transit authority and the driver. Sydlow Johnson filed a complaint on May 29 in Cook County Circuit Court against the Chicago Transit Authority and Derrick Williams. At 10:17 p.m.

Woman alleges bus injuries

By Dan Harkins | Jun 4, 2015

A female passenger has sued the Chicago Transit Authority, alleging she was injured while riding a city bus.

Woman alleges CTA bus dragged her along the road

By Dan Harkins | May 29, 2015

NemeroffA woman is suing the Chicago Transit Authority, claiming a bus driver allegedly trapped her in a rear door and dragged her down the road.Nicole Melton filed a complaint on May 19 in Cook County Circuit Court against the CTA.Melton was a passenger on a CTA bus near the Kedzie Blue Line in Chicago at 5 p.m. on May 19, 2014, when exiting the bus, the driver closed the rear door on her and began

Bus passenger sues CTA, bus driver for alleged stumble when bus pulled away suddenly

By Carol Ostrow | May 19, 2015

A man is suing the CTA and a bus driver for injuries he allegedly sustained after a bus started driving before passengers were seated.

Man injured in bus accident sues CTA, motorist over crash

By Carol Ostrow | May 11, 2015

HumeA bus passenger has sued the Chicago Transit Authority and a motorist, alleging liability for injuries he suffered in a 2014 accident.Jesse Gaither filed suit May 4 in Cook County Circuit Court against the CTA and motorist Sylvester Bolds over a November 2014 accident.According to the complaint, on Nov. 7, 2014, Gaither was a passenger on a CTA bus as it was traveling westbound on Madison Avenue

CTA hit with complaint over passenger's slip on bus

By Mark Payne | Jan 27, 2015

The city's transit authority is being sued by a woman who alleges a wet floor caused her to slip and fall on a bus.

Suit alleges CTA failed to fix broken train doors that closed on woman

By Bethany Krajelis | Dec 17, 2014

The city's transit system is facing a lawsuit from a woman who claims she sustained injuries when the doors of a train shut on her.

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