Jury Orders Fen-Phen Attorneys To Disgorge $30M

Law360, New York (April 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Days after being found guilty of pocketing millions of dollars intended for plaintiffs in a class action settlement over the Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. diet drug fen-phen, disgraced attorneys Shirley Cunningham Jr. and William Gallion have been ordered by a federal jury to fork over $30 million they bilked from clients.

The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky said in a court filing Tuesday that the disbarred attorneys — who were convicted Friday on nine felony counts, including eight for wire...
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