Attorneys: Disqualification

Taylor v. State Comp. Ins. Fund [11/30/94] 1994 MTWCC 106 Where claimant’s counsel obtained an affidavit from a crucial witness to whether claimant faked his claimed accident, and that witness has recanted the contents of the affidavit and accused counsel of bullying her into its signature, counsel is disqualified from acting as claimant’s attorney at trial, though he may represent him pretrial, and may sit at counsel table at trial and give advice to other counsel from his firm conducting the proceeding.