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Corboy & Demetrio Files Motion to Preserve Evidence in CTA Blue Line Derailment

Corboy & Demetrio filed an Emergency Motion for Protective Order today to preserve evidence relating to the derailment of a CTA Blue Line train at O’Hare International Airport.  The Motion includes all video recorded by the CTA of the train; maintenance records of the train cars; all dispatch tapes evidencing communication and transmissions between the operator of the train and dispatchers immediately before, at the time of, and immediately after the crash on March 24, 2014; access to the event recorder on the train; all data reflecting the speed of the train and all data reflecting the operation of the braking system of the train.

The motion comes a day after Corboy & Demetrio filed a negligence lawsuit on behalf of a passenger who was injured when a Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line train derailed at O’Hare International Airport.

The plaintiff is 23-year-old Dalila Jefferson , a security officer who was heading to her job at O’Hare,  and was riding in the first car, which climbed the escalator after jumping the tracks. 

Case info:  #14L3424, Dalila Jefferson v. Chicago Transit Authority, Cook Co. Circuit Court, Law Division

Media Contact:  

Helen Lucaitis, Esq., Communications Director

Corboy & Demetrio, P.C.

33 N. Dearborn Street, 21st floor

Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-346-3191 or 312-550-2077 (cell 24/7) 

Email:   hhl@corboydemetrio.com

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33 N. Dearborn Street
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Chicago, IL 60602