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CTA sued after train jumps tracks at O'Hare

By Annie Cosby | Apr 3, 2014

A Cook County woman is suing over claims she was injured last month when a train jumped the tracks at the O'Hare Airport station.

Lakeshia Weaver filed a lawsuit March 25 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the Chicago Transit Authority, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Weaver was a passenger on the Blue Line on March 24, when the transit train, operated by a CTA employee, left the tracks, injuring the plaintiff.

Weaver is seeking damages in excess of the jurisdictional minimums and is being represented in the case by attorneys Pope & Jaburek P.C.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L003426.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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