Kelley Drye OK'd To Rep Ciba, Ex-Workers In Injury Row

Law360, Chicago (October 17, 2012, 3:31 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday shot down an Illinois man's bid to have Kelley Drye & Warren LLP disqualified from representing former employees of Novartis AG affiliate Ciba Vision Corp. in his suit alleging Ciba contact lenses injured his eyes.

Nicola Tancredi, plaintiff Steven Kallal's attorney, failed to convince U.S. District Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer that there was an inherent conflict of interest in the firm's representation of both Ciba and any former Ciba employees, particularly two who have been deposed in plaintiff Steven Kallal's...
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