Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Allergan
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol AGN)
Headquartered in: 
Ireland (reincorporated for tax reasons)
Major Industry: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry: 
pharmaceuticals
Penalty total since 2000: 
$1,098,851,374
Number of records: 
13
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products$889,000,0003
False Claims Act$190,500,0003
investor protection violation$15,000,0001
employment discrimination$4,000,0001
environmental violation$150,8003
Medicare Coverage Gap Discount Program violation$116,7031
wage and hour violation$83,8711
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

ACTAVIS; ACTAVIS KADIAN; ALLERGAN; Forest Laboratories, Inc.; FOREST LABS AND FOREST PHARMACEUTICALS; FOREST PHARMACEUTICALS; VALMED PHARMACEUTICAL; WARNER CHILCOTT PLC; WATSON LABS

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Allergan Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2010 FDA $600,000,000
Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2011 FDA $164,000,000
Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc. False Claims Act 2010 USAO $149,000,000
Warner Chilcott PLC off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2015 FDA $125,000,000
Forest Laboratories and Forest Pharmaceuticals False Claims Act 2016 DOJ_CIVIL $38,000,000
Allergan Inc. investor protection violation 2017 SEC $15,000,000
Forest Laboratories, Inc. employment discrimination 2018 private lawsuit-federal $4,000,000
Allergan Inc. False Claims Act 2018 USAO $3,500,000
Actavis Kadian, LLC Medicare Coverage Gap Discount Program violation 2013 CMS $116,703
STEEL FOREST LLC environmental violation 2005 EPA $100,000
Valmed Pharmaceutical, Inc. wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $83,871
ACTAVIS,INC. environmental violation 2015 EPA $30,800
Watson Laboratories, Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $20,000
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