Woman claims CTA bus driver's negligence caused her to be thrown from seat

By Annie Cosby | Jul 29, 2014

A passenger on a city bus that rear-ended another vehicle is suing the transit authority and bus driver over injuries she allegedly sustained in the collision.

Priscilla Koniarski filed a lawsuit July 15 in the Cook County Circuit Court against the Chicago Transit Authority and Tina Mitchell.

According to the complaint, Koniarski was a passenger on a CTA bus on July 29, 2013, when Mitchell, the bus driver, rear-ended another vehicle, causing Koniarski to be thrown from her seat. She accuses the defendants of negligent driving.

Koniarski is seeking damages and is being represented in the case by attorney Julie L. Pustilnik of Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L007424.

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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