CTA hit with complaint over injuries from train collision

By Annie Cosby | Oct 10, 2014


A collision between to two city trains has led a man to file a lawsuit over injuries he allegedly sustained in the 2013 incident.

Michael Lyons filed a lawsuit Sept. 30 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Chicago Transit Authority.

According to the complaint, Lyons was a passenger on a Blue Line train on Sept. 30, 2013, when another train collided with the one carrying Lyons at the Harlem Station, causing him to be thrown across the car and sustain injuries.

He accuses the CTA of negligence and is seeking more than $50,000 in damages.

His suit was submitted by Chicago attorney Rex Huner of Huner Law Offices LLC.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2014L010198

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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