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Company: Kohler Co.
Current Parent CompanyKohler
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Penalty: $3,500,000
Year: 2010
Date: August 16, 2010
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: false advertising
Violation Description: Kohler agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle litigation alleging it overstated the horsepower of its lawnmowers.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Eastern District of Wisconsin
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:08-md-01999
Case Name: In re: Lawnmower Engine Horsepower Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation (No. II)
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Wisconsin
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: building materials
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