Cozen O'Connor Says Atty Can't Be Deposed Pre-Complaint

Law360, Philadelphia (August 9, 2017, 3:37 PM EDT) -- Cozen O'Connor said in a filing in Pennsylvania state court Tuesday that a Delaware aviation school that has accused the firm of legal malpractice should not be allowed to depose one of its attorneys before filing a complaint.

The firm argued that plaintiff Blue Water Aviation Inc. lacks grounds for pre-complaint discovery and cannot depose personal injury group chair Christopher Fallon, calling the bid a “fishing expedition.”

It argued that Blue Water and charter aircraft operator Aero Ways Inc. have failed to outline why the deposition,...
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