Another Exec Fined In HealthSouth Scandal

Law360 (July 24, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has reprimanded yet another former HealthSouth Corp. executive as part of the multi-billion dollar fraud the health care provider allegedly perpetrated over a 10-year span.

In a final judgment issued earlier this month by Alabama district court Judge L. Scott Coogler, former HealthSouth chief financial officer Weston L. Smith was banned from serving on the board of a public company ever again.

He was also ruled liable for a disgorgement of $4.9 million plus over $2 million in interest. However, because of Smith’s...
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