Attorney Destroyed Evidence In Fen-Phen Case

Law360, New York (January 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- One of the three Kentucky lawyers accused of siphoning off money from a $200 million settlement involving Wyeth’s diet drug combination fen-phen has admitted that he and his colleagues destroyed crucial evidence in the case.

Melbourne Mills Jr.’s incriminating statements were contained in a deposition obtained by the Courier-Journal in which the attorney detailed a secret meeting held by and his colleagues to discuss an additional $10 million payout.

"We all agreed to keep it a secret," Mills said in the deposition. "I think we either...
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