The attorney, Stanley Chesley, is the latest of several lawyers to be disbarred after participating in a 2001 settlement for $200 million over injuries caused by the diet drug fen-phen. Chesley’s contract said he was entitled to $13 million, but he received $20 million.
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Class-Action Lawyer Disbarred for Unreasonable Fees
The Kentucky Supreme Court last week permanently revoked the law license of an attorney known to many as the “godfather of the modern class-action lawsuit,” the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
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