No. 5-89-0062.

569 N.E.2d 1114 (1991)

212 Ill. App.3d 79

155 Ill.Dec. 503

Leonard CANNON, Bobby Cannon, James Cotton, Barry Gines, Eric Daniel Jones, and Roukavina McIntosh, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. WHITMAN CORPORATION, Defendant-Appellant (Illinois Central Railroad Co., Defendant).

Appellate Court of Illinois, Fifth District.

Rehearing Denied April 25, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John P. Scotellaro, John W. Rotunno, Carol A. Genis, Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, Chicago, William A. Schmitt, Thompson & Mitchell, Belleville, for defendant-appellant.

Steven M. Wallace, Carr, Korein, Tillery, Kunin & Montroy, East St. Louis, Jerome J. Schlichter, Schlichter Law Associates, Fairview Heights, for plaintiffs-appellees.

Justice HOWERTON delivered the opinion of the court:

Whitman Corporation appeals the issuance of a mandatory preliminary injunction by which the circuit court ordered Whitman to post an $18 million guarantee of a judgment plaintiffs had obtained in Federal court against Illinois Central Railroad Company—a judgment which had not yet been reduced to a definite amount. We affirm.

Plaintiffs are members of a class that sued the Illinois Central Railroad...

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