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Company: Walsh Construction
Current Parent CompanyWalsh Group
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Penalty: $10,000,000
Year: 2013
Date: March 8, 2013
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: Walsh Construction agreed to pay $10 million to settle its role in litigation stemming from faulty design and construction of a terminal facade project at O'Hare Airport that was supposed to provide more interior space and shield air travelers from the elements.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Chicago (IL) Corporation Counsel
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Illinois
Facility City: Chicago
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Illinois
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Current Parent: construction & engineering
Source of Data: $21 Million Settlement for Fault O'Hare Work, Chicago Sun-Times, March 8, 2013 (via Nexis).
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.