Ellen Brody is the wife and mother who perished in the deadliest crash in Metro North history. Her family is preparing to sue the railroad and others as a result.

Brody, along with 5 Metro North passengers died in the accident. LoHud reports her family has filed a notice of claim, which must occur before a lawsuit can happen. Also mentioned in the claim, the MTA, Westchester County and Mount Pleasant (town).

Monday was the deadline set for victims who wished to pursue a case against Metro North.