A plaintiff’s lawyer who threatened to kill opposing counsel with his bare hands and called him a “fat pig” four times during a trial recess has been hit with harsh sanctions by a federal judge including disqualification from further work on the case and an as yet uncalculated fine.
Attorney Marvin Barish admitted at a hearing in March that during a recess in the trial of Comuso v. Amtrak, he had an angry outburst in which he screamed at attorney Paul F.X. Gallagher and said he would kill him.
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