Ex-Bergstein Atty Says $50M Malpractice Suit Is Time-Barred

Law360, Los Angeles (August 29, 2012, 6:17 PM EDT) -- A former lawyer for movie financier David Bergstein on Wednesday urged a California judge to toss a $50 million lawsuit alleging she breached her fiduciary duty to him by helping his longtime counsel Susan Tregub push five of his entertainment entities into bankruptcy, arguing the complaint is time-barred.

Attorneys representing Teri Zimon told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Alan S. Rosenfield the lawsuit is barred under a one-year statute of limitations that governs attorney malpractice claims, adding that Bergstein should have considered including Zimon in his...
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