Judge Orders Fen-Phen Attorneys To Repay $62M

Law360 (August 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three Kentucky lawyers accused of fleecing plaintiffs in a class action over Wyeth Pharmaceuticals' diet pill Fen-Phen have been ordered by a judge to repay more than $62 million, according to reports.

The attorneys, William J. Gallion, 56; Shirley A. Cunningham Jr., 52; and Melbourne Mills Jr., 76, who have been suspended from practicing law in their home state, must pay back $42 million taken from a settlement fund and another $20.1 million in interest, the Associated Press reported.

The three, who will face a criminal...
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