July 17, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Monday denied a new trial for former chief executive officer of HealthSouth Richard Scrushy. The decision upheld Scrushy's 2006 conviction of exchanging $500,000 with former Alabama governor Don Siegelman for a seat on Alabama's Certificate of ...[read more]
May 11, 2011
by Aman Kakar
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday reversed two bribery charges against former Alabama governor Don Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy and remanded the case for re-sentencing. The court upheld counts for federal funds bribery, depriving others of honest ...[read more]
June 19, 2009
by Matt Glenn
Former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy was found liable to the company's shareholders for fraud Thursday by Judge Allwin Horn of Alabama's 10th Judicial District and ordered to pay $2.88 billion. The plaintiffs claimed that Scrushy encouraged others to purposefully inflate company profits in... ...[read more]
June 18, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday rejected challenges to a securities fraud class action suit brought by former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy, affirming a $445 million settlement against the HealthSouth corporation. Scrushy, who did not settle, argued that the ...[read more]
June 18, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Tucker, et al. v. Scrushy, et al., Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama, June 18, 2009. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.FindLaw| Opinion in Tucker v. Scrushy... ...[read more]
June 17, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
In re: HealthSouth Corporation Securities Litigation, US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, June 17, 2009. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.In re HealthSouth Corp... ...[read more]
May 17, 2009
by Eszter Bardi
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Friday denied the petition of former Alabama governor Don Siegelman (D) and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy for an en banc rehearing of their convictions on charges of corruption. The petitioners cited as grounds for rehearing the court... ...[read more]
May 12, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
Alabama's Jefferson County Circuit Court on Monday began hearing a $2.6 billion derivative lawsuit brought by HealthSouth shareholders against company founder and former CEO Richard Scrushy for his alleged role in an accounting fraud scheme at the company. The shareholders claim that Scrushy enc... ...[read more]
March 7, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
A three judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Friday upheld the 2006 convictions of former Alabama governor Don Siegelman (D) and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy on federal bribery and corruption charges. The reversed two counts of mail fraud against Siegelman ...[read more]
June 28, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman (D) was sentenced to over seven years in prison for bribery and obstruction of justice Thursday. Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy were convicted in June 2006 on federal bribery and fraud charges. Siegelman was convicted on 10 counts, ...[read more]

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