Texas Atty Wards Off $10M Fen-Phen Overbilling Judgment

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 4:08 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court declined on Friday to review a lower appellate decision that tossed out more than $10 million in judgments against a Houston personal injury attorney who allegedly overcharged his clients in litigation against a Pfizer Inc. unit over the diet drug fen-phen.

In August, the 14th District Court of Appeals said that about 600 former clients of Houston attorney George Fleming's failed to show that $20 million in expenses Fleming had deducted from their recoveries against Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. was unreasonable or improper,...
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