Lawyer: Phone hacking legal action to begin in US

By the Associated Press | September 23, 2011 | 9:00 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The lawyer for Britain's phone hacking victims says that legal action will be launched in the United States against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

Mark Lewis told The Associated Press on Friday that lawyers in the United States would be pursuing the case within the next week, but gave no other details.