Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA
Current Parent Company: 
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Penalty: 
$14,833,333
Year: 
2009
Date: 
May 22, 2009
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Alabama AG announced that a group of six pharmaceutical companies agreed to pay a total of $89 million to settle litigation relating to Medicaid average wholesale prices. The amount to be paid by each company was not revealed. Here we assume the total was divided equally among them.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Alabama Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Alabama
HQ Country of Parent: 
Israel
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Source of Data: 

Associated Press, Ala. settles suits with 6 drug firms for $89M, May 22, 2009 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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