Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
InterMune Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Roche
Penalty: 
$6,700,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
October 26, 2006
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

InterMune agreed to pay $6.7 million to settle multistate litigation alleging that it marketed Actimmune for uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration and thus caused the submission of false claims to state Medicaid programs. This was part of a larger $36.9 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-intermune-inc

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
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.