3rd Circ. Revives Suit Tying PwC To Hospital Fraud

Law360, New York (May 28, 2010, 6:07 PM EDT) -- Under guidance from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, a federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit implicating PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the fraud and eventual $1.3 billion collapse of Allegheny Health Education and Research Foundation.

On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that the case was improperly dismissed under the doctrine of in pari delicto and sent the dispute back to the district court to determine if PwC had dealt with AHERF in good faith, or as the failed health services company’s creditors’...
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