More trouble for the Cos!
Bill Cosby's former lawyer has slapped the convicted comic with a lawsuit claiming he owes more than $50,000 in unpaid legal fees, RadarOnline.com can confirm.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis filed a writ of summons Tuesday in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. The filing, while short on details, said the firm is seeking money damages of more than $50,000 for failure to pay for legal services.
Firm attorney Samuel Silver had worked through February as part of Cosby's defense team.
Cosby's current attorney, Joe P. Green, says the claim arose from a disagreement over the amount of legal fees charged., telling Radar, "This claim arises from a disagreement over the amount of legal fees charged. Mr. Cosby’s team offered to submit that dispute to mediation, but Mr. Silver’s firm decided to file suit. We still hope to resolve the claim fairly.”
Cosby was convicted in April of three counts of aggravated indecent assault. His sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 24.
The shamed comedian, 81, was convicted in April of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.
His sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 24 where several witnesses are said to be testifying.
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