Ky. Appeals Court Backs Lien Against Fen-Phen Atty

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 5:09 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky state appeals court rejected a bid Friday from a disbarred attorney — ordered to pay $42 million for siphoning settlement money from clients in a class action over diet drug fen-phen — to toss a judgment lien against his property.

Melbourne Mills Jr.'s former clients won a lower court ruling in April 2009 enforcing a judgment lien they placed on two parcels of property he owned. Mills filed an unsuccessful motion to alter or vacate the ruling. On appeal, he argued his wife, Bertha...
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