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Mass Transit Accidents in Chicago

The country’s second largest public transit transportation system is operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).  There are 1,865 buses that make an estimated 19,000 trips a day.  The train operates over 224.1 miles and has 1,356 rail cars. On select routes, the major rail lines and some bus routes offer a Night Owl service during late and early morning hours.

The most common accidents can be caused by sudden starts and stops, speeding, and operator intoxication. According to the Federal Transit Administration, there is an average of one bus accident a day in Chicago. Because it is a mass transit accident, there are usually large number of victims and the injuries can be devastating. It is important to know your rights and contact a lawyer to explore your legal options. 

The Horwitz Law Group specializes in Mass Transit Accident Cases.  We have been able to obtain millions of dollars for our clients that have been injured.  If you feel that an injury caused by a mass transit accident is causing you pain and suffering, you should definitely contact a personal injury lawyer today.

The Horwitz Law Group

115 S LaSalle St #2600

Chicago, IL 60603

(312) 641-9200

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Case Results


for a young lady who was run over by a private waste hauling company while crossing the street.


for a client injured in a 2005 Metra train derailment case.


for a client whose family was killed by a street sweeper that ran a red light.


for a premises liability accident resulting in below the knee amputation.


for a woman who was hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a client who was injured on the CTA red line train.


for a client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.


for a client who was crushed between two cars nearly severing off her leg.


for a client whose son was accidentally run over by her husband as he backed out of their driveway.

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