Supreme Court Disbars Former Fen-Phen Torts Atty

Law360, New York (November 1, 2010, 4:20 PM EDT) -- A mass torts attorney jailed for his alleged role in millions of dollars worth of fraudulent claims for fen-phen settlement funds has been formally banned from practicing law in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Robert C. Arledge was hit with the disbarment order from the nation's highest court on Monday. The court had previously issued an order in July suspending Arledge.

Arledge, formerly based in Vicksburg, Miss., was convicted in 2007 of conspiracy and fraud and sentenced to more than six years in prison. His conviction was...
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