Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Biocompatibles Inc.
Penalty: 
$36,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
November 7, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: 

Pennsylvania-based medical device manufacturer Biocompatibles Inc., a subsidiary of BTG plc, pleaded guilty to misbranding its embolic device LC Bead and was required to pay more than $36 million to resolve criminal and civil liability arising out of its illegal conduct.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
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Parent company note: 
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