Ex-HealthSouth CFO Resentenced

Law360, New York (September 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former HealthSouth Corp. chief financial officer was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday just as news hit that his former employer would pay $17 million in legal bills for Richard Scrushy, the company’s former chief executive officer.

Michael Martin, the former CFO, was sentenced for the third time after the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit twice rejected his prior sentences because the penalties were too lenient.

This time, however, U.S. District Court Judge L. Scott Coogler delivered one of the stiffest of...
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