Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
OtisMed Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Stryker
Penalty: 
$376,700
Year: 
2014
Date: 
December 8, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: 

OtisMed agreed to pay $376,700 to settle multistate litigation alleging that it distributed, with the intent to defraud and mislead, adulterated medical devices into interstate commerce and thus caused false claims to be submitted to state Medicaid programs. This was part of a larger $79 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-otismed-corp

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: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.