National Guard could be called in as budget problems deepen in most populous Ala. county

Guard troops may be needed in troubled Ala. county

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The sheriff in Alabama’s most populous county may call for the National Guard to help maintain order, a spokesman said Tuesday, after a judge cleared the way for cuts in the sheriff’s budget and hopes dimmed for a quick end to a budget crisis.

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Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlock in Ala. drug pricing trial against Calif. firm

Mistrial declared in Alabama drug pricing trial

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A judge has declared a mistrial after jurors were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of Alabama’s prescription drug overpricing lawsuit against California-based Watson Pharmaceuticals.

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Jurors tell judge they are deadlocked in trial of Alabama Medicaid drug pricing lawsuit

Ala. jury says it’s deadlocked in drug suit trial

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Jurors have told an Alabama judge they are deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict in the trial of that state’s prescription drug overpricing lawsuit against California-based Watson Pharmaceutical.

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HealthSouth Corp. accuses ex-CEO Scrushy of hiding money in offshore bank accounts

HealthSouth accuses Scrushy of hiding assets

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — HealthSouth Corp. is accusing fired chief executive Richard Scrushy of hiding money in offshore bank accounts and transferring assets out of his name to avoid paying court judgments.

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Former HealthSouth finance chief Tadd McVay ordered to 3 months in federal prison by judge

Former HealthSouth executive gets prison time

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A former HealthSouth Corp. finance chief has been ordered to spend three months in federal prison for his role in the $2.6 billion financial fraud that nearly wrecked the company.

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Ala. judge freezes assets of jailed HealthSouth founder Scrushy after $2.87 billion judgement

Judge freezes assets of jailed HealthSouth founder

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A judge froze the assets of jailed HealthSouth Corp. founder Richard Scrushy to help pay for a nearly $2.9 billion judgment after he was found liable for the accounting fraud that nearly wrecked the company.

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HealthSouth shareholders ask judge to freeze ex-CEO’s assets during appeal of $2.9B judgment

Lawyers seek freeze on HealthSouth ex-CEO’s assets

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Attorneys for HealthSouth shareholders asked an Alabama judge Friday to freeze the assets of former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy so they can begin collecting a nearly $2.9 billion judgment against him.

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HealthSouth shareholders ask judge to freeze Scrushy’s assets during appeal of judgment

Shareholders ask judge to freeze Scrushy’s assets

MONTGOMERY, Ala — Attorneys have asked an Alabama judge to freeze the assets of former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy so they can begin collecting a nearly $2.9 billion judgment against him.

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Judge orders ex-HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy to pay $2.9B to shareholders in fraud case

Judge orders Scrushy to pay $2.9B to shareholders

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A state judge on Thursday ordered former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy to pay nearly $2.9 billion to shareholders who sued over a massive accounting fraud that nearly sent the rehabilitation chain into bankruptcy.

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Judge orders ex-HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy to pay $2.8B to shareholders in fraud case

Judge orders Scrushy to pay $2.8B to shareholders

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A state judge on Thursday ordered former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy to pay about $2.8 billion to shareholders who sued over accounting fraud at the rehabilitation chain.

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