Fen-Phen Retrial Will Take Place In Frankfort

The re-trial of two lawyers, charged in connection with a diet drug lawsuit settlement, will be moved to central Kentucky.

Shirley Cunningham, Junior and William Gallion are accused of taking millions of dollars from their clients after they won a class action lawsuit involving Fen-Phen.

A northern Kentucky jury acquitted a third lawyer, Melbourne Mills, but couldn't reach a decision for the other two, resulting in a mistrial.

The Herald Leader now reports U.S. Judge Danny Reeves will oversee the second trial in Frankfort.


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  • by rebecca Location: louisville on Aug 5, 2008 at 06:05 AM
    As one person out of the hundreds of people who have followed this trial in Northern Kentucky I will continue to kept a close watch on the events that continue in Frankfort as well. As my hard earned tax dollars continue to to spent on keeping these two gentlemen behind bars without a chance to make a second outrageously high bail I watch my highways being neglected and and read about murders who have bonds being set at one thousand dollars. This is a crime and a nightmare for these men and their families. I can only hope that the new judge will set a reasonable bond for these men.
  • by WHY??? Location: Kentucky on Jul 16, 2008 at 05:05 PM
    Ok, I have not really read up on this , but the facts are stating these three took money from people who were supposed to be getting the money for a class action correct? So since they laundered the money , should they not get in trouble for it , or is it that since they have all this money , millions from what I have seen , they can get out of it. It is wrong they over benifited from others loss and pain.

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