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Class-Action Lawyer Disbarred for Unreasonable Fees

English: Great Seal of the State of Kentucky

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.

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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