Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pfizer Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Pfizer
Penalty: 
$9,500,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
November 3, 2014
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: 

The Nevada Attorney General reached a $9.5 million settlement with Pfizer Inc. to resolve allegations that Pfizer and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals unlawfully promoted certain postmenopausal hormone therapy medications and misled Nevada consumers and physicians about the safety and efficacy of these drugs.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Nevada Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
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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