Rigas Family Cries Foul Over Deloitte Trial Backdown

Law360, New York (August 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The founders of bankrupt Adelphia Communications Corp. have slammed threats by accounting firm Deloitte & Touche to refile claims against the jailed executives at a later date, after it withdrew its case just weeks before the trial was set to start.

Releasing a statement on behalf of the family that founded the defunct cable company, James Rigas said his father and brother wanted their day in court now, after four years of trial preparation, and had instructed family lawyers to ask the state judge to strike...
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