No. 1-89-1757.

569 N.E.2d 41 (1991)

210 Ill. App.3d 223

155 Ill.Dec. 41

Denise SMITH, Individually and as Administratrix of the Estate of Richard Robert Smith, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. NORTHEAST ILLINOIS REGIONAL COMMUTER RAILROAD CORPORATION, a Public Corporation, Defendant-Appellee (Arthur Hurley et al., Defendants).

Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Fifth Division.

February 15, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Randall L.F. Peters & Associates (Randall F. Peters and Richard L. Wattling, Chicago, of counsel), for plaintiff-appellant.

Lord, Bissel & Brook (C. Roy Peterson, Hugh C. Griffin and Susan M. Jordan, Chicago, of counsel), for defendant-appellee.

Justice MCNULTY delivered the opinion of the court.

Plaintiff Denise Smith, special administratrix of the Estate of Richard Robert Smith, sued defendant Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation, also known as "METRA" and two of its employees, alleging that Smith was injured and killed when his car collided with a METRA train. Counts I through III of the amended complaint seek compensatory damages from all defendants pursuant to the Wrongful Death...

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