Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Johnson & Johnson
Penalty: 
$3,400,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
October 19, 2009
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Ortho-McNeil agreed to pay $3.4 million to settle multistate litigation claiming it violated the False Claims Act by failing to pay appropriate rebates for drugs that were paid for by Medicaid. Also involved in the settlement was the U.S. Justice Department, which made its own announcement; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-ortho-mcne...

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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.