CBS Accuses Atty Of Misconduct In Asbestos Coverage Fight

Law360, Philadelphia (December 16, 2013, 5:13 PM EST) -- CBS Corp. threatened Friday that it would seek to disqualify an opposing attorney in a Pennsylvania federal lawsuit over workers' compensation liabilities stemming from asbestos exposure, arguing that the attorney was improperly trying to serve as a witness as well as counsel.

CBS said that if the court did not strike a declaration made by Roy Cohen of Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC, who represents defendant Schindler Elevator Corp., it would aim to have him and his firm booted from the case.

CBS is suing over...
To view the full article, register now.