Fen-Phen Referral Fee Appeal Leaves $810,000 Verdict, Trial Court Rulings Intact

(November 19, 2015, 1:58 PM EST) -- AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas state appeals court on Nov. 17 rejected an appeal and cross-appeal in a dispute between two plaintiff law firms about referral fees from fen-phen cases, preserving an $810,000 verdict (George Fleming, et al. v. The Kirklin Law Firm, P.C., et al., No. 14-14-00202-CV, Texas App., 14th Dist.; 2015 Tex. App. LEXIS 11767).

(Fleming opinion available. Document #28-151203-010Z.)

During the 1990s, the plaintiffs’ law firm Fleming & Associates of Houston began representing clients who allegedly developed heart valve injuries from taking the...
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