Texas Court Urged To Toss $4M Fen-Phen Referral Fee Award

Law360, Houston (June 5, 2013, 11:01 PM EDT) -- Houston law firm Fleming & Associates LLP asked a Texas appeals court Wednesday to overturn a $4 million judgment in favor of a lawyer who says he was underpaid for referring fen-phen cases, arguing the attorney was not contractually entitled to more money.

David M. Gunn of Beck Redden LLP, who represents Fleming, told a panel of the Fourteenth District Court of Appeals that the Barton Law Firm was ignoring a provision in the firms’ agreement requiring that they share certain litigation expenses, and that his...
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