Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Warner-Lambert
Current Parent Company: 
Pfizer
Penalty: 
$430,000,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
May 13, 2004
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Warner-Lambert agreed to plead guilty and pay more than $430 million to resolve criminal charges and civil liabilities in connection with its Parke-Davis division's allegedly illegal and fraudulent promotion of unapproved uses for one of its Neurontin anti-seizure drug.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
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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