FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear an appeal from a group of people sickened by the diet-drug fen-phen who say that a $42 million judgment awarded to them from their one-time attorneys should be reinstated.
The high court has set oral arguments in the case for June 13 at 11 a.m. in Frankfort.
The case stems from a lawsuit brought by former clients of three now-disbarred lawyers who once represented them in a $200 million settlement.
Former clients of attorneys William Gallion, Shirley Cunningham Jr., and Melbourne Mills claim the men improperly kept a significant portion of the funds, while keeping clients in the dark about the full amount of the agreement to end the litigation.
Gallion and Cunningham, one-time owners of champion racehorse Curlin, are serving federal prison sentences.