Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Endo Health Solution
Current Parent Company: 
Endo International
Penalty: 
$173,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
February 21, 2014
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

Endo Health Solutions agreed to pay $173 million to settle multistate litigation alleging unlawful marketing practices aimed at promoting the drug Lidoderm for conditions not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. This was part of a larger $192.7 million civil and criminal settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-endo-healt...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ireland (reincorporated for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.