1 person dead after Metra train strikes vehicle in Arlington Heights – Chicago Tribune

One person is dead after a Metra train crashed into a car Thursday afternoon near downtown Arlington Heights, according to Metra officials.  The late model Mercedes was struck at 2:10 p.m. by a Union Pacific Northwest line train traveling inbound from Crystal Lake through a gated crossing at Euclid Avenue and Northwest Highway, according to Katie Dahlstrom, […]

Ex-Metra Engineer Gets $5.3M After Slip

Ex-Metra engineer gets $5.3M after slip Originally posted on Chicago Law Bulletin Facebook Google+ Twitter LinkedIn Pocket Ex-Metra engineer gets $5.3M after slip​ A Cook County jury on Tuesday awarded $5.3 million to a man who needed a spinal fusion after slipping on snow and ice while wearing an oily boot. Plaintiff Christopher Cravatta, a […]

Metra Case analysis

Verdict $5,300,000 Case Christopher P. Cravatta v. METRA and Northeast Regional Illinois Commuter Railroad, No. 2014-L-006667 Court Cook COunty Circuit Court Judge Joan E. Powell Date 3/21/2017 Plaintiff Attorney(s) Brett Emison, Langdon & Emison, Kansas City, MO Ken Barnes, Barnes Law Firm LLC, Kansas City, MO C. Nicholas Cronauer, Burns, Cronauer & Brown, Sycamore, IL Timothy […]