HealthSouth en Court Rules Against HealthSouth In Auditor Dispute <p></p><p>The Alabama Supreme Court is ruling against Birmingham-based HealthSouth Corp. in a legal dispute linked to the accounting fraud that rocked the rehabilitation company.</p><p>The justices on Friday rejected an appeal filed by HealthSouth in a legal fight involving its one-time auditing company Ernst &amp; Young.</p><p>HealthSouth filed a complaint blaming Ernst &amp; Young for failing to detect the $2.6 billion accounting scam that occurred under former CEO Richard Scrushy.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:08:14 +0000 The Associated Press 53871 at Court Rules Against HealthSouth In Auditor Dispute Former HealthSouth CEO Scrushy Loses Appeal <P>A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy to get a new trial on bribery charges.</P> <P>The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals let stand Scrushy's 2006 conviction for arranging $500,000 in donations to former Gov. Don Siegelman's lottery campaign in return for Siegelman appointing him to a state hospital regulatory board. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:42:51 +0000 The Associated Press 34247 at Former HealthSouth CEO Scrushy Loses Appeal Ex-Ala. Gov. Going Back To Prison For Bribery <p>Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman is going back to prison.</p><p>Federal judge Mark Fuller sentenced Siegelman on Friday to 6 and a half years for his conviction on bribery and other charges. Earlier in court, Siegelman apologized for his actions.</p><p>Siegelman and former HealthSouth chief Richard Scrushy were convicted in 2006. They arranged $500,000 in contributions to Siegelman&#39;s campaign for a state lottery in exchange for the governor appointing Scrushy to an important hospital regulatory board.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 21:03:04 +0000 Associated Press 15617 at Ex-Ala. Gov. Going Back To Prison For Bribery Disgraced Former Health Care Chief Scrushy Freed <p><font face="Arial">Disgraced former health care executive Richard Scrushy has been released from federal custody after nearly six years.</font></p><p><font face="Arial">Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke says the former multimillionaire HealthSouth Corp. founder and CEO was freed Wednesday from home confinement in Houston, the final step as he begins three years of supervised release.</font></p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 22:08:01 +0000 Associated Press 15174 at Disgraced Former Health Care Chief Scrushy Freed Former Ala. governor tries again on trial request <p><b><font face="Arial">The attorney for Don Siegelman is asking a federal judge to set aside his order denying the former Alabama governor a new trial.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">Siegelman attorney Peter Sissman filed the request Monday with U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller in Montgomery. The attorney wants a delay so he can have more time to try to get documents about former U.S. Attorney Leura Canary.</font></b></p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 22:31:25 +0000 Associated Press 14300 at Former Ala. governor tries again on trial request Siegelman to face resentencing hearing Aug. 3 <p><b><font face="Arial">Authorities have set a date for the resentencing of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">Siegelman is scheduled to appear in federal court for the resentencing on Aug. 3 in Montgomery. He is out of prison on an appeal bond after his 2006 bribery conviction.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">The U.S. Supreme Court this month rejected Siegelman&#39;s latest appeal.</font></b></p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 21:58:24 +0000 Associated Press 1225 at