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Company: AmerisourceBergen
Current Parent CompanyAmerisourceBergen
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Penalty: $146,666,666
Year: 2022
Date: February 1, 2022
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Secondary Offense: opioid crisis litigation
Mega-ScandalOpioid Crisis
Violation Description: AmerisourceBergen, McKesson and Cardinal Health agreed to pay $440 million to settle claims brought by Native American Tribes as part of national litigation over the role of pharmaceutical distributors in the opioid crisis. The settlement did not specify how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total was divided equally among them.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of Ohio
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:17md2804
Case Name: In Re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers
Specific Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers-pharmaceuticals
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