Atty Who Choked Judge Loses Fee Fight In 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (March 22, 2013, 5:21 PM EDT) -- A disbarred Pennsylvania attorney, who once choked a judge, lost his fight to recover attorneys' fees from a former Giant Food Stores employee he represented in a workers' compensation dispute after the Third Circuit on Friday said he filed his suit too late.

Allen L. Feingold stopped representing the employee in 2007 but didn't file his lawsuit that named the employee, Giant and several other defendants until 2012 — well after the state's four-year statute of limitations for such claims, the Third Circuit said. The appellate...
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