Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Johnson & Johnson
Penalty: 
$60,000,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
May 22, 2001
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

To settle a multistate antitrust action, Johnson & Johnson agreed to provide at least $30 million in customer rebates, pay $25 million into a settlement fund and provide $5 million in cash and coupons to former customers.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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