Sumner Redstone Lawyers Said to Try to Settle Capacity Suit

  • Deposition with Viacom CEO Dauman also suspended, people said
  • Dauman's role as Redstone's health care agent was questioned

Sumner Redstone.

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The legal team for Sumner Redstone is in settlement talks over an ex-girlfriend’s claims that the controlling shareholder of Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. is mentally incompetent, according to people familiar with the matter.

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