A man is suing a scaffold manufacturer, claiming he sustained injuries using its product while working for the Chicago Transit Authority.

Calvin Jones filed a lawsuit May 20 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Werner Co., citing strict liability and negligence.

The lawsuit states Jones was using the scaffold for support while working for the CTA on May 1, 2012, when the scaffold collapsed.

Jones is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and is being represented by Charles E. Webster of Brustin & Lundblad Ltd.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L005401.

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

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