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.

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Case Title

CBS CORPORATION v. SCHINDLER ELEVATOR CORPORATION


Case Number

2:12-cv-01027

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Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

David S. Cercone

Date Filed

July 23, 2012

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