By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in Criminal LitigationYou may remember that Kentucky lawyers Melbourne Mills, Jr., Shirley A. Cunningham, Jr., and William J. Gallion, who were accused of taking an extra $65 million from the settlements of 440 clients they represented in Fen-Phen litigation, were scheduled to go on trial last year.
Last summer, a federal jury acquitted Mills,
By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in Legal Malpractice I had intended to write about some West Virginia federal court decisions that were issued last week dealing with a class actions and commercial free speech, but an article in this morning’s Charleston Gazette caused me to put those on hold. I’ll get back to those in a day or
By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in Legal Malpractice In June, Mylan Laboratories Inc. and UDL Laboratories, Inc., one of its subsidiaries, sued their former counsel, Eliot G. Disner and his firm, Eliot G. Disner, P.C., in the Circuit Court of Monongalia County, West Virginia (Morgantown), for what they claimed was negligence and breach of contract regarding advice