The minority owners of the reigning racehorse of the year have been permanently disbarred by the Kentucky Supreme Court for their handling of a $200 million diet-drug settlement. William Gallion and Shirley Cunningham Jr. face a federal trial in February on wire fraud charges. Prosecutors say they conspired to bilk clients out of $94 million in a settlement over the diet-drug fen-phen.
Lawyers Disbarred for Role in Fen-Phen Settlement
The Associated Press
October 27, 2008