Chicago Rail Sued Over Tickets' Expiration Dates

Law360, Chicago (May 9, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT) -- Chicago's commuter rail system on Tuesday was hit with a putative class action alleging that it deceptively markets and sells limited-use tickets with expiration dates of less than five years in violation of Illinois' consumer fraud law.

Plaintiff John DiVito alleges that the Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority and the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corp. — municipal and public corporations, respectively, both doing business as Metra — violate the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act with every sale of Metra's 10-ride and one-way tickets....
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