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Suit: CTA bus driver closed doors on woman attempting to board

By Annie Cosby | Jul 17, 2014

A woman is suing over claims she was injured when a city bus moved while she was attempting to board it.

Diamond Ziegler filed a lawsuit July 10 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the Chicago Transit Authority, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, Ziegler was attempting to board a crowded CTA bus at State and Jackson streets on July 31, 2013, when the driver closed the doors on Ziegler.

Ziegler is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented by attorney Bennett J. Baker of Goldberg, Weisman & Cairo Ltd. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L007253.

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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