Another Lawyer Disbarred Over Fen-Phen Class Action Settlement

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The Kentucky Supreme Court disbarred a Cincinatti class action lawyer for his role in the notorious $200 million class action settlement concerning the diet drug Fen-Phen.

http://www.kentucky.com/2013/03/21/2567246/kentucky-supreme-court-disbars.html

But he was not the first.  According to this article, several lawyers and even a judge were similarly disbarred, and two of those lawyers were convicted on federal charges and remain behind bars. 

Unfortunately, the general public tends to assume that a few bad apples spoil the whole bunch.  And so it goes.  The general reputation of lawyers continues to suffer.