Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mallinckrodt LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Mallinckrodt
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
July 18, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Mallinckrodt LLC, a pharmaceutical manufacturer, agreed to pay $3.5 million to eight states and the federal government to settle allegations that it made improper payments to physicians and, as a result, caused the submission of false claims to Medicare and Medicaid between January 2005 and June 2010. The settlement was also announced by the U.S. Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-mallinckro...

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